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Tolkien and the West : reclaiming Europe's lost literary tradition

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  • Contributor: Recorded Books, LLC.; Crescite Group, LLC.
    Date:
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    2012
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    Copyrighted
    2012
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    Professor Michael D.C. Drout takes listeners on a literary journey, exploring Tolkien's most celebrated writings, while explaining the techniques and themes, to show how Tolkien crafted literary worlds that the reader cares desperately about and wishes to save.

    Contents:
    • Introduction: Tolkien and the West
    • The development of technique: The hobbit
    • A western world worth saving: The fellowship of the ring
    • Ruins and the ruined: The two towers
    • Leavening joy with sadness: The return of the king
    • The beauty of sorrow: The silmarillion
    • Real scholarship about imaginary things: the appendices and unfinished tales
    • Further west than West: beyond the books.
    Genre: Literary arts
    Éditeur original: Prince Frederick, MD, [Prince Frederick, Md.], Recorded Books, [Distributed by] OneClick Digital
    Langue(s): English
    ISBN: 9781464047411