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J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment

Literary essay


by
Michael D.C. Drout (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 808 pages

File size: 1.7 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field.

Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar’s life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien’s fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic and academic achievements – including his translations of medieval texts – teaching posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically arranged entries fall within the following categories of topics:

A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field.

Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar’s life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien’s fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic… (more)

A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field.

Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar’s life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien’s fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic and academic achievements – including his translations of medieval texts – teaching posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically arranged entries fall within the following categories of topics:

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