As If

ISBN 10 : 9780199887804
ISBN 13 : 0199887802

Many people throughout the world "inhabit" imaginary worlds communally and persistently, parsing Harry Potter and exploring online universes. These activities might seem irresponsi..

Tolkien Self And Other

ISBN 10 : 9781137398963
ISBN 13 : 1137398965

This book examines key points of J. R. R. Tolkien’s life and writing career in relation to his views on humanism and feminism, particularly his sympathy for and toleration of tho..

Interrupted Music

ISBN 10 : 0873388240
ISBN 13 : 9780873388245

Tolkien made a continuous effort over several years to construct a comprehensive mythology, to include not only the stories themselves but also the storytellers, scribes, and bards..

Tolkien And C S Lewis

ISBN 10 : 9781587680267
ISBN 13 : 1587680262

Reveals the complex friendship between the two literary figures, noting their shared academic experiences at Oxford University, Lewis's influence on Tolkien's completion of The Lor..

Guide To Middle Earth

ISBN 10 : 9780752495620
ISBN 13 : 0752495623

This absorbing insight into the mind behind Middle-earth will introduce or remind readers of the abundance that exists in Tolkien's thought and imagination. Interweaving sections e..

A Secret Vice Tolkien On Invented Languages

ISBN 10 : 9780008131401
ISBN 13 : 0008131406

First ever critical study of Tolkien’s little-known essay, which reveals how language invention shaped the creation of Middle-earth and beyond, to George R R Martin’s Game of T..