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Tolkien: A Mythology for England?

Tolkien: A Mythology for England?
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EditorRichard Crawshaw
IllustratorC. Raynor
PublisherThe Tolkien Society
Released2000
FormatPaperback
Pages72
ISBN0-905520-16-5
SeriesPeter Roe Memorial Fund
Preceded byThe Ways of Creative Mythologies
Followed byThe Best of Amon Hen Part 1

Tolkien: A Mythology for England? is a collection of the proceedings of the 13th Tolkien Society Seminar held in Cambridge in 1999. The book was published by The Tolkien Society in 2000 under the auspices of the Peter Roe Memorial Fund.

[edit] Contents

  • "The Romans in Middle-earth: Classical Precedents for Tolkien's Early Conception of Mythology" by Allan Turner
  • "Monsters, Maldon and Holy Maidenhood: Tolkien's Real Mythology for England" by Andrew Wells
  • "Reflections on Reflections on Fairy Stories" by Gwydion M. Williams
  • "England? Which England?: Concepts Of Englishness 1982-1954" by David Doughan
  • "Some English Myth-Makers: Success and Failure Prior to Tolkien" by Christine Davidson
  • "Tolkien's Mythology of England: The Shire as 'Local Community'" by John Ellison


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