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By Michael D.C. Drout

ISBN-10: 0415865115

ISBN-13: 9780415865111

ISBN-10: 0415969425

ISBN-13: 9780415969420

A particular paintings of reference and scholarship, this one quantity Encyclopedia contains discussions of the entire primary concerns in Tolkien scholarship written through the prime students within the box.

Coverage not just provides the latest scholarship on J. R. R. Tolkien, but in addition introduces and explores the writer and scholar's lifestyles and paintings inside of their ancient and cultural contexts. Tolkien's fiction and his assets of effect are tested with his creative and educational achievements- together with his translations of medieval texts- instructing posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically prepared entries fall in the following different types of issues: diversifications; paintings and illustrations; characters in Tolkien's paintings; severe heritage and scholarship; impression of Tolkien; languages; biography; literary assets; literature; creatures and peoples of Middle-earth; gadgets in Tolkien's paintings; locations in Tolkien's paintings; reception of Tolkien; medieval students; scholarship by way of Tolkien; medieval literature; stylistic parts; topics in Tolkien's works; Theological/ philosophical strategies and philosophers; Tolkien's modern historical past and tradition; works of literature.

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