The Road to Middle Earth

The author draws on his own knowledge of Anglo-Saxon and on his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien to show that the key to the inspiration, magic, and enchantment of Tolkien's Middle-earth books is language itself

The Road to Middle Earth

The author draws on his own knowledge of Anglo-Saxon and on his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien to show that the key to the inspiration, magic, and enchantment of Tolkien's Middle-earth books is language itself

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The Road to Middle-Earth
Language: en
Pages: 252
Authors: T. A. Shippey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

The author draws on his own knowledge of Anglo-Saxon and on his friendship with J.R.R. Tolkien to show that the key to the inspiration, magic, and enchantment of Tolkien's Middle-earth books is language itself
The Road to Middle-Earth
Language: en
Pages: 416
Authors: Tom Shippey
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-04-08 - Publisher: HMH

“Uniquely qualified to explicate Tolkien’s worldview,” this journey into the roots of the Lord of the Rings is a classic in its own right (Salon.com). From beloved epic fantasy classic to record-breaking cinematic success, J.R.R. Tolkien's story of four brave hobbits has enraptured the hearts and minds of generations. Now,
Middle-earth and the Return of the Common Good
Language: en
Pages: 212
Authors: Joshua Hren
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-10-05 - Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

Political philosophy is nothing other than looking at things political under the aspect of eternity. This book invites us to look philosophically at political things in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium, demonstrating that Tolkien's potent mythology can be brought into rich, fruitful dialogue with works of political philosophy and political theology as
Defending Middle-earth
Language: en
Pages: 198
Authors: Patrick Curry
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

A timely critical analysis of J. R. R. Tolkien's masterful trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, addresses the social and political structure of Middle-earth, its nature and ecology, and the spirituality and ethics of Tolkien's world. Reprint.
J.R.R. Tolkien
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Tom Shippey
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-21 - Publisher: HMH

The definitive Tolkien companion—an indispensable guide to The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and more, from the author of The Road to Middle-earth. This “highly erudite celebration and exploration of Tolkien’s works [is] enormous fun,” declared the Houston Chronicle, and Tom Shippey, a prominent medievalist and scholar of fantasy,