J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia

J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia

Author: Michael D. C. Drout

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415969420

Category: History

Page: 774

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A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field. Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar's life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien's fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic and academic achievements - including his translations of medieval texts - teaching posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically arranged entries fall within the following categories of topics: adaptations art and illustrations characters in Tolkien's work critical history and scholarship influence of Tolkien languages biography literary sources literature creatures and peoples of Middle-earth objects in Tolkien's work places in Tolkien's work reception of Tolkien medieval scholars scholarship by Tolkien medieval literature stylistic elements themes in Tolkien's works theological/ philosophical concepts and philosophers Tolkien's contemporary history and culture works of literature
J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia
Language: en
Pages: 774
Authors: Michael D. C. Drout
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

A detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field. Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J.R.R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar's life
The Good News of the Return of the King
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Michael T. Jahosky
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-09-15 - Publisher:

Although many people today reject Christianity for intellectual reasons, greater numbers of people are rejecting Christianity because it does not engage their imagination. Christians must not only demonstrate that the Christian worldview is true, but that it is also good, beautiful, and relevant. The Good News of the Return of
I Am in Fact a Hobbit
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Perry C. Bramlett
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Mercer University Press

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien (1892-1973) was a brilliant writer who continues to leave his imaginative imprint on the mind and hearts of readers. He was once called the "creative equivalent of a people," and for more than sixty years his Middle-earth tales have captivated and delighted readers of all ages
The Philosophy of Tolkien
Language: en
Pages: 237
Authors: Peter Kreeft
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Ignatius Press

While nothing can equal or replace the adventure in reading Tolkien's masterwork, The Lord of the Rings, Peter Kreeft says that the journey into its underlying philosophy can be another exhilarating adventure. Thus, Kreeft takes the reader on a voyage of discovery into the philosophical bones of Middle earth. He
Splintered Light
Language: en
Pages: 196
Authors: Verlyn Flieger
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Kent State University Press

J. R. R. Tolkien is perhaps best known for The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but it is in The Silmarillion that the true depth of Tolkien's Middle-earth can be understood. The Silmarillion was written before, during, and after Tolkien wrote The Hobbit and The Lord of the