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Publisher: McFarland & Co
ISBN10: 0786432810 ISBN13: 9780786432813 DDC: 823/.912 LCC: PR6039 Edition: (softcover : alk. paper)


"This work provides a study of Tolkien's life and influences through an analysis of The History of Middle Earth. The work begins with a brief biography and an analysis of the major influences in Tolkien's early life. Following chapters deal with elements common to Tolkien's popular works, including the cosmogony, theogony, cosmology, metaphysics, and eschatology of Middle Earth"--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references (p. 201-203) and index. Influences in Tolkien's life -- Tolkien's mythology of creation -- Tolkien's mythology of divine beings -- The physical world of Middle-earth and of E� -- Death and immortality among elves and men -- The last days of Middle-earth -- The final victory.


  • LCC: PR6039
  • Dewey Decimal: 823/.912

Book Details

  • Language: eng
  • Physical Description: xi, 220 p. ; 23 cm.
  • Edition Info: (softcover : alk. paper)


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