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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
Released1968
FormatHardcover
ISBN[[Special:BookSources/ASIN: B001AP6I9G (Paperback: 978-0268002794)|ASIN: B001AP6I9G (Paperback: 978-0268002794)]]

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.

Contents

  • 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