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Tolkien's The lord of the rings; sources of inspiration.

9783905703122

Tolkien's The lord of the rings; sources of inspiration.

Ed. by Stratford Caldecott and Thomas Honegger.

Walking Tree Publishers

2008

237 pages

$25.00

Paperback

Cormare series, no.18

PR6039

These papers, edited by two noted Tolkien scholars, explore the various influences that Exeter College and The Great War had on the author prior to the writing of The Lord of the Rings. Presented during a seminar at Exeter that discussed the importance Tolkien had in the study of narrative and mythology, these contributions reflect the growing enthusiasm for "Tolkien Studies" around the world, and the support in the literary community for the establishment of a formal discipline. Written for both Tolkien fans and literary academics, this book also provides a poetic and religious basis for the study of this famous literary trilogy.

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