The Nature of Middle-earth
  • Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
  • Release Date : 02 September 2021
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 13 : 9780008387938

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Book excerpt: First ever publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s final writings on Middle-earth, covering a wide range of subjects and perfect for those who have read and enjoyed The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and The History of Middle-earth, and want to learn more about Tolkien’s magnificent world.

The Nature of Middle earth

The Nature of Middle earth

Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
Publisher : HarperCollins
Genre : Fiction
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First ever publication of J.R.R. Tolkien’s final writings on Middle-earth, covering a wide range of subjects and perfect for those who have read and enjoyed The Silmarillion, The Lord of the Rings, Unfinished Tales, and The History of Middle-earth, and want to learn more about Tolkien’s ...

J  R  R  Tolkien  A Biography

J R R Tolkien A Biography

Author : Humphrey Carpenter
Publisher : HarperCollins UK
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The original authorised biography, and the only one written by an author who actually met J.R.R. Tolkien....

The Fellowship of the Ring

The Fellowship of the Ring

Author : John Ronald Reuel Tolkien
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Baggins, Frodo (Fictitious character)
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Frodo Baggins, bearer of the Ring of Power that would enable the evil Sauron to destroy all that is good in Middle-earth, takes on the task of carrying the Ring to Mount Doom to oversee its destruction. A new cover features artwork from the upcoming film adaptation of "The Lord ...

Tolkien s Art

Tolkien s Art

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Publisher : University Press of Kentucky
Genre : Political Science
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The Origins of Tolkien s Middle earth For Dummies

The Origins of Tolkien s Middle earth For Dummies

Author : Greg Harvey
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Literary Criticism
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J.R.R. Tolkien's novels of Middle-earth – The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and The Silmarillian – have become some of the most famous, and most beloved, literary works of the twentieth century. And the Lord of the Rings films by director Peter Jackson have re-ignited interest in Tolkien ...

Tolkien s Lost Chaucer

Tolkien s Lost Chaucer

Author : John M. Bowers
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Tolkien's Lost Chaucer uncovers the story of an unpublished and previously unknown book by the author of The Lord of the Rings. Tolkien worked between 1922 and 1928 on his Clarendon edition Selections from Chaucer's Poetry and Prose, and though never completed, its 160 pages of commentary reveals much of his thinking about ...

Tolkien s Worlds

Tolkien s Worlds

Author : John Garth
Publisher : White Lion Publishing
Genre : Uncategorized
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An expertly written investigation of the places that shaped the work of one of the world's best loved authors, exploring the relationship between worlds real and fantastical....

Tolkien   s Theology of Beauty

Tolkien s Theology of Beauty

Author : Lisa Coutras
Publisher : Springer
Genre : Religion
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In this book, Lisa Coutras explores the structure and complexity of J.R.R. Tolkien’s narrative theology, synthesizing his Christian worldview with his creative imagination. She illustrates how, within the framework of a theological aesthetics, transcendental beauty is the unifying principle that integrates all aspects of Tolkien’s writing, ...

The Hobbit and Tolkien  s Mythology

The Hobbit and Tolkien s Mythology

Author : Bradford Lee Eden
Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Literary Criticism
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At the 2013 "Celebrating The Hobbit" conference at Valparaiso University--marking the 75th anniversary of the book's publication and the first installment of Peter Jackson's Hobbit movies--two plenary papers were presented: "Anchoring the Myth: The Impact of The Hobbit on Tolkien's Legendarium" by John D. Rateliff provided numerous examples of The Hobbit's ...

The Body in Tolkien  s Legendarium

The Body in Tolkien s Legendarium

Author : Christopher Vaccaro
Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The timely collection of essays is thematically unified around the subject of corporeality. Its theoretical underpinnings emerge out of feminist, foucauldian, patristic and queer hermeneutics. The book is organized into categories specific to transformation, spirit versus body, discourse, and source material. More than one essay focuses on female bodies and ...

Tolkien s Ring

Tolkien s Ring

Author : David Day
Publisher : Pavilion
Genre : Literary Criticism
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J.R.R. Tolkien had a great knowledge of, and love for, world mythology when he wrote his beloved trilogy of Middle Earth. In particular, the symbol of the Ring has a rich and fascinating heritage, and this beautifully illustrated literary detective work searches down Tolkien's sources and inspiration. Written ...

Tolkien  s Intellectual Landscape

Tolkien s Intellectual Landscape

Author : E.L. Risden
Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The work of J.R.R. Tolkien has had a profound effect on contemporary fiction and filmmaking. Often disparaged by critics, Tolkien's fiction created a market for the "fantasy trilogy" and his academic work represents an innovative contribution to the field of philology. In the 20th century, his fiction bridged ...

Switzerland in Tolkien s Middle Earth

Switzerland in Tolkien s Middle Earth

Author : Martin S. Monsch
Publisher : Martin S. Monsch
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A journey in search of Middle-earth In 1911, at the age of nineteen, J. R. R. Tolkien embarked on an adventurous journey through the Swiss Alps; with a heavy pack, he hiked over many high passes. More than fifty years later, he mentioned in a letter to his son Michael that ...

Quicklet on J R R  Tolkien s The Hobbit  CliffNotes like Summary

Quicklet on J R R Tolkien s The Hobbit CliffNotes like Summary

Author : Taryn Nakamura
Publisher : Hyperink Inc
Genre : Study Aids
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ABOUT THE BOOK The New York Times writes that while grading papers, Tolkien wrote the opening line of The Hobbit at the top of one of the exams. He then had to write the book to discover exactly what a “hobbit” was. (J. R. R. Tolkien Dead at 81; Wrote ‘The ...

Creation and Beauty in Tolkien s Catholic Vision

Creation and Beauty in Tolkien s Catholic Vision

Author : Michael Halsall
Publisher : ISD LLC
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book hopes to invite readers into Tolkien's world through the lens of a variety of philosophers, of all of whom owe a rich debt to the Neoplatonic philosophical tradition. It places Tolkien's mythology against a wider backdrop of catholic philosophy and asks serious questions as to the nature of ...