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The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays
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AuthorJ.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (editor)
Released1983 (1st edition)

The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays is a collection of J.R.R. Tolkien's scholarly linguistic essays and lectures. The book was published posthumously in 1983, edited by Christopher Tolkien.

Content

Some of the essays included in The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays had been published before, while some appeared for the first time in print.

The book also contains a foreword by Christopher Tolkien.

Editions, selection

  • 1983: The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays. London: George Allen & Unwin.
  • 1984: The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays. Boston: Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1997: The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays. HarperCollins. ISBN: 026110263X. Paperback, 256 pages.