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Tolkien and the Great War

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Includes numerous quotes from unpublished correspondance.
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[[Image:Tolkien and the Great War|thumb|200px|The cover of ''Tolkien and the Great War''.]]
  
Also quotes (mostly only in part) numerous pieces of early poetry, some of which are previously unpublished.
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'''Tolkien and the Great War'''
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'''FROM THE PUBLISHER'''
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:Revealing the horror and heroism [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] experienced in the First World War, author [[John Garth]] introduces the close friends who spurred Tolkien's mythology to life. He shows how the deaths of two comrades encouraged Tolkien to pursue the dream they had shared. He argues that Tolkien transformed the cataclysm of his generation while many of his contemporaries surrendered to disillusionment.
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ISBN 0618574816 <br />
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'''Format:''' Paperback, 416pp <br />
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'''Pub. Date:''' June 2005 <br />
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'''Publisher:''' Houghton Mifflin Company <br />
  
 
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The cover of Tolkien and the Great War.

Tolkien and the Great War

FROM THE PUBLISHER

Revealing the horror and heroism Tolkien experienced in the First World War, author John Garth introduces the close friends who spurred Tolkien's mythology to life. He shows how the deaths of two comrades encouraged Tolkien to pursue the dream they had shared. He argues that Tolkien transformed the cataclysm of his generation while many of his contemporaries surrendered to disillusionment.


ISBN 0618574816
Format: Paperback, 416pp
Pub. Date: June 2005
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company