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From Abjection to Alchemy

From Abjection to Alchemy: Tolkien's Middle-earth Legendarium
AuthorSara Brown
PublisherUniversity of Salford
ReleasedMarch 2013
FormatDoctoral thesis

From Abjection to Alchemy: Tolkien's Middle-earth Legendarium is the title of Sara Brown's PhD thesis, presented at the University of Salford.[1]

For the work on her thesis, Brown was permitted access to J.R.R. Tolkien's private papers held at the Bodleian Library: "There she was able to study transcripts of lectures and drafts of some of Tolkien's essays and literary works, including a small note in the author's handwriting ... concerning the character of Gandalf".[2]

[edit] References

  1. "Dr Sara Brown" , UK.Linkedin.com (accessed 19 September 2013)
  2. "Lifelong passion for Tolkien" dated 01 April 2013, Rydalpenrhos.com (accessed 19 September 2013)