Tolkien: A Celebration

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Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy
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EditorJoseph Pearce
PublisherLondon: Fount (HarperCollins)
Released7 June 1999
FormatPaperback (19.5 × 13.0 cm)
Pages204
ISBN0-00-628120-6

Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy is a collection of essays on J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. Many of the chapters focus on Catholic themes.

The article "Tolkien and C.S. Lewis: An Interview with Walter Hooper" includes quotes attributed to J.R.R. Tolkien.

Other editions

  • American edition: San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2001. xii, 204 pp. 20 cm. ISBN 0-89870-866-4.

Contents

  • "Recollections of J.R.R. Tolkien" (George Sayer)
  • "Modernity in Middle-earth" (Patrick Curr)
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of the Parable" (Robert Murray)
  • "The Lord of the Rings — A Catholic View" (Charles A. Coulombe)
  • "On the Reality of Fantasy" (James V. Schall)
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien: A Mythology for England" (Elwin Fairburn)
  • "The Sense of Time in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings" (Kevin Aldrich)
  • "Tolkien and the Catholic Literary Revival" (Joseph Pearce)
  • "A Far-off Gleam of the Gospel: Salvation in Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings" (Colin Gunton)
  • "Root and Tree: The Growth of Tolkien's Writings" (Richard Jeffery)
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of Middle-earth" (Stephen R. Lawhead)
  • "The Passion According to Tolkien" (Sean McGrath)
  • "The Other Oxford Movement: Tolkien and the Inklings" (Walter Hooper)
  • "Tolkien and С. S. Lewis: An Interview with Walter Hooper"
  • Index