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Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings
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AuthorNeil D Isaacs, Rose A Zimbardo (Editors)
PublisherUniversity of Notre Dame Press

Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings is a collection of essays related to J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. Several of the essays were reprinted in the editors' 2004 collection Understanding The Lord of the Rings.

The cover illustration was made by Rainey Bennett.


  • Foreword
  • Neil D. Isaacs: "On the Possibilities of Writing Tolkien Criticism"
  • C.S. Lewis: "The Dethronement of Power"
  • Edmund Fuller: "The Lord of the Hobbit"
  • W.H. Auden: "The Quest Hero"
  • Hugh T. Keenan: "The Appeal of The Lord of the Rings: A Struggle for Life"
  • Patricia Meyer Spacks: "Power and Meaning in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Rose A. Zimbardo: "Moral Vision in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Marion Zimmer Bradley: "Men, Halflings, and Hero-Worship"
  • Robert J. Reilly: "Tolkien and the Fairy Story"
  • Thomas J. Gasque: "Tolkien: The Monsters and the Critters"
  • John Tinkler:" Old English in Rohan"
  • Mary Quella Kelly: "The Poetry of Fantasy: Verse in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Charles Moorman: "The Shire, Mordor, and Minas Tirith"
  • Burton Raffel: "The Lord of the Rings as Literature"
  • Roger Sale: "Tolkien and Frodo Baggins"
  • Index