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*Introduction
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*Acknowledgments
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*Introduction: Monsters and Critics
 
*1. The Tree of Tales
 
*1. The Tree of Tales
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**The Hall of Fire
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**Going 'Inside Language'
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**The Notion Club
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**Tree and Leaf
 
*2. A Very Great Story
 
*2. A Very Great Story
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**''The Hobbit'': There and Back Again
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**''The Lord of the Rings''
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**The Triumph of Mercy
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**The Return of the King
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**The Scouring of the Shire
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**The Ring Today
 
*3. A Hidden Presence: Tolkien's Catholicism
 
*3. A Hidden Presence: Tolkien's Catholicism
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**The Order of Grace
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**Star of the Sea
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**Lady Day
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**A Sacramental Universe
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**Marriage
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**The Heart of a Child
 
*4. Let These Things Be
 
*4. Let These Things Be
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**The Music of Meaning
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**The Gods of Middle-Earth
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**Ages of Light and Darkness
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**Death and Immortality
 
*5. Behind the Stars
 
*5. Behind the Stars
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**Elvish Aesthetics
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**Coming Home
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**The Healing of Arda
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**The Secret Fire
 
*Conclusion: Tolkien's Achievement
 
*Conclusion: Tolkien's Achievement
 
*Appendices
 
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**An Archetypal Journey: Tolkien and Jung
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**Tolkien's Social Philosophy
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**The Shadow of King Arthur
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**Myths Transformed
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*Bibliography
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*Notes
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*Index
  
 
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Revision as of 12:15, 19 October 2012

This article is about a book by Stratford Caldecott. For the mysterious power in the legendarium, see Secret Fire.
Secret Fire: The Spiritual Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien
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AuthorStratford Caldecott
PublisherLondon: Darton, Longman and Todd
Released10 November 2003[1]
FormatPaperback
Pages144
ISBN0-232-52477-7

Secret Fire: The Spiritual Vision of J.R.R. Tolkien is an analysis of the works J.R.R. Tolkien.

Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Monsters and Critics
  • 1. The Tree of Tales
    • The Hall of Fire
    • Going 'Inside Language'
    • The Notion Club
    • Tree and Leaf
  • 2. A Very Great Story
    • The Hobbit: There and Back Again
    • The Lord of the Rings
    • The Triumph of Mercy
    • The Return of the King
    • The Scouring of the Shire
    • The Ring Today
  • 3. A Hidden Presence: Tolkien's Catholicism
    • The Order of Grace
    • Star of the Sea
    • Lady Day
    • A Sacramental Universe
    • Marriage
    • The Heart of a Child
  • 4. Let These Things Be
    • The Music of Meaning
    • The Gods of Middle-Earth
    • Ages of Light and Darkness
    • Death and Immortality
  • 5. Behind the Stars
    • Elvish Aesthetics
    • Coming Home
    • The Healing of Arda
    • The Secret Fire
  • Conclusion: Tolkien's Achievement
  • Appendices
    • An Archetypal Journey: Tolkien and Jung
    • Tolkien's Social Philosophy
    • The Shadow of King Arthur
    • Myths Transformed
  • Bibliography
  • Notes
  • Index

References

  1. "Secret Fire: The Spiritual Vision of J R R Tolkien" , Amazon.co.uk (accessed 15 April 2012)