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A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien
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EditorStuart D. Lee
PublisherWiley-Blackwell
Released20 May 2014
FormatHardcover
Pages602
ISBN1403946728

A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien is a 2014 reference book on J.R.R. Tolkien edited by Stuart D. Lee.

From the publisher

A Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien is a complete resource forscholars and students of one of the twentieth century s mostsuccessful and influential authors. It provides an in–depthexamination of Tolkien s entire work by a cadre of topscholars. The essays introduce and analyze his life and works, from The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and TheSilmarillion to his lesser–known fiction and academicpublications. They also explore the role of various themes andinfluences across his body of work, such as mythmaking, medievallanguages, nature, war, religion, and the defeat of evil. Thecontributors situate Tolkien s writing within the context ofother literary periods and genres and analyze his influence onsubsequent generations of fantasy writers. They also discussthe impact of his work on art, film, music, and gaming, from hislifetime to the present. Up–to–date and comprehensive, this surveyof Tolkien studies reflects the continuing influence of his work onthe literature and society of today.

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