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The Resource Tolkien and the study of his sources : critical essays, edited by Jason Fisher

Tolkien and the study of his sources : critical essays, edited by Jason Fisher

Label
Tolkien and the study of his sources : critical essays
Title
Tolkien and the study of his sources
Title remainder
critical essays
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jason Fisher
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This compendium by leading Tolkien scholars describes the theory and methodology for proper source criticism of Tolkien's works and then provides practical demonstrations of the approach. Ranging widely across Tolkien's writings, as well as across the periods and genres from which he took inspiration, the essays provide the most balanced and comprehensive demonstration of Tolkien source criticism available"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
828/.91209
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
Z8397 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1970-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Fisher, Jason
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
Label
Tolkien and the study of his sources : critical essays, edited by Jason Fisher
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Jason Fisher -- Introduction : why source criticism? / Tom Shippey -- Source criticism : background and applications / E. L. Risden -- Tolkien and source criticism : remarking and remaking / Jason Fisher -- The stones and the book : Tolkien, Mesopotamia, and biblical mythopoeia / Nicholas Birns -- Sea birds and morning stars : Ceyx, Alcyone, and the many metamorphoses of Eärendil and Elwing / Kristine Larsen -- "Byzantium, new Rome!" : goths, langobards, and Byzantium in The lord of the rings / Miryam Libran-Moreno -- The Rohirrim : "Anglo-Saxons on horseback" : an inquiry into Tolkien's use of sources / Thomas Honegger -- William Caxton's The golden legend as a source for J.R.R Tolkien's The lord of the rings / Judy Ann Ford -- She and Tolkien, revisited / John D. Rateliff -- Reading John Buchan in search of J.R.R. Tolkien / Mark T. Hooker -- Biography as source : niggles and notions / Diana Pavlac Glyer and Josh B. Long
Control code
731009810
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 228 pages
Isbn
9780786464821
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)731009810
Label
Tolkien and the study of his sources : critical essays, edited by Jason Fisher
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface / Jason Fisher -- Introduction : why source criticism? / Tom Shippey -- Source criticism : background and applications / E. L. Risden -- Tolkien and source criticism : remarking and remaking / Jason Fisher -- The stones and the book : Tolkien, Mesopotamia, and biblical mythopoeia / Nicholas Birns -- Sea birds and morning stars : Ceyx, Alcyone, and the many metamorphoses of Eärendil and Elwing / Kristine Larsen -- "Byzantium, new Rome!" : goths, langobards, and Byzantium in The lord of the rings / Miryam Libran-Moreno -- The Rohirrim : "Anglo-Saxons on horseback" : an inquiry into Tolkien's use of sources / Thomas Honegger -- William Caxton's The golden legend as a source for J.R.R Tolkien's The lord of the rings / Judy Ann Ford -- She and Tolkien, revisited / John D. Rateliff -- Reading John Buchan in search of J.R.R. Tolkien / Mark T. Hooker -- Biography as source : niggles and notions / Diana Pavlac Glyer and Josh B. Long
Control code
731009810
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xi, 228 pages
Isbn
9780786464821
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011025104
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)731009810

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