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Author Chance, Jane, 1945-
Title Tolkien's art : a mythology for England / Jane Chance.
Imprint Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2001.
Edition Rev. ed.

Author Chance, Jane, 1945-
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- England.
Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism.
Epic literature, English -- History and criticism.
Medievalism -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Mythology, Germanic, in literature.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Fairy tales in literature.
England -- In literature.
Mythology in literature.
Description 1 online resource (xiii, 262 pages)
Edition Rev. ed.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-242) and index.
Contents The critic as monster: Tolkien's lectures, prefaces, and foreword -- The king under the mountain: Tolkien's children's story -- The Christian king: Tolkien's fairy-stories -- The Germanic lord: Tolkien's medieval parodies -- The lord of the rings: Tolkien's epic -- The creator of the Silmarils: Tolkien's "Book of lost tales."
Note Print version record.
Summary "J.R.R. Tolkien's zeal for medieval literary, religious, and cultural ideas deeply influenced his entire life and provided the seeds for his own fiction. In Tolkien's Art, Chance discusses not only such classics as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, but focuses on his minor works as well, outlining in detail the sources and influences-from pagan epic to Christian legend-that formed the foundation of Tolkien's masterpieces, his "mythology for England."
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 0813170869 (electronic bk.)
9780813170862 (electronic bk.)
9780813138091 (electronic bk.)
0813138094 (electronic bk.)
0813190207 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
9780813190204 (pbk. ; acid-free paper)
OCLC # 65338035
Additional Format Print version: Chance, Jane, 1945- Tolkien's art. Rev. ed. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, 2001 0813190207 (DLC) 2001002584 (OCoLC)46952393


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