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Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages

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Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages
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AuthorJane Chance, Alfred K. Siewers (eds.)
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
ReleasedOctober 27, 2005

Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages is a collection of essays edited by Jane Chance and Alfred K. Siewers.

From the Publisher

J.R.R. Tolkien delved into the Middle Ages to create a critique of the modern world in his fantasy, yet did so in a form of modernist literature with postmodern implications and huge commercial success. These essays examine that paradox and its significance in understanding the intersection between traditionalist and counter-culture criticisms of the modern. The approach helps to explain the popularity of his works, the way in which they continue to be brought into dialogue with twenty-first century issues, and their contested literary significance in the academy.