The Making of Middle-Earth

The Making of Middle-Earth

Author: Christopher Allen Snyder

Publisher: Sterling

ISBN: 1402784767

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 337

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Presents an in-depth look at Tolkien's source materials for Middle-Earth, which was inspired by elements from mythology, poetry, archaeology, art, and literature, and looks at the author's impact on modern culture.
The Making of Middle-Earth
Language: en
Pages: 337
Authors: Christopher Allen Snyder
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-11-06 - Publisher: Sterling

Presents an in-depth look at Tolkien's source materials for Middle-Earth, which was inspired by elements from mythology, poetry, archaeology, art, and literature, and looks at the author's impact on modern culture.
Switzerland in Tolkien's Middle-Earth
Language: en
Pages: 294
Authors: Martin S. Monsch
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-29 - Publisher: Martin S. Monsch

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
Utopian and Dystopian Themes in Tolkien’s Legendarium
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Mark Doyle
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-18 - Publisher: Lexington Books

Utopia and Dystopia in Tolkien’s Legendarium explores how Tolkien’s works speak to many modern people’s utopian desires despite the overwhelming dominance of dystopian literature in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. It also examines how Tolkien’s malevolent societies in his legendarium have the unique ability to capture the fears and doubts
Leadership in Middle-Earth
Language: en
Pages: 152
Authors: Michael J. Urick
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-25 - Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

By examining leadership examples, Leadership in Middle-Earth explores evidence-based leadership and management practices from the unique perspective of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth, making actionable recommendations you can implement in your organization.
Hobbit Virtues
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Christopher A. Snyder
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-04 - Publisher: Pegasus Books

Tolkien’s works resonate with so many readers in part because Bilbo, Frodo, Sam, Merry, and Pippin demonstrate Classical, Judeo-Christian, Medieval, and even Hindu and Confucian virtues. Tolkien ennobles the small, the humble, and the marginalized in his Middle-earth writings and presents leaders who are hesitant to exercise power, are courteous,