Understanding The Lord of the Rings
This collection also includes, among others, essays by Marion Zimmer Bradley, Verlyn Flieger, Paul Kocher, Jane Chance, and each of the editors, as well as a brand-new essay by Tom Shippey that shows us how to process all this vast learning, adding to it the many delights of the film versions of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, so we can relish his achievement all the more.
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Presents a series of critical essays on the trilogy by Neil D. Isaacs, C.S. Lewis, Edmund Fuller and other scholars examining the mythological origins and literary aspects of the work.
Aimed at fans and scholars, this collection of essays spans 50 years of critical reaction since the publication of J.R.R. Tolkein's epic, The Lord of the Rings . Fourteen previously- published contributions include essays by C.S. Lewis on the value of myth, Marion Zimmer Bradley on hero worship, and Jane Chance on the conflict between good and evil. A specially commissioned essay by Tom Shippey on Peter Jackson's film adaptation of the text completes the volume. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Surveying the last fifty years of critical writing on
the best of Tolkien criticism
From the critics
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