J.R.R. Tolkien: This Far Land

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J.R.R. Tolkien: This Far Land
Publication Information
AuthorRobert Giddings (ed.)
PublisherVision Press (UK), Barnes & Noble (US)

J.R.R. Tolkien: This Far Land is a collection of essays, edited by Robert Giddings.


  • Robert Giddings: "Introduction"
  • Fred Inglis: "Gentility and Powerlessness: Tolkien and the New Class"
  • Roger King: "Recovery, Escape, Consolation: Middle-earth and the English Fairy Tale"
  • Janet Menzies: "Middle-earth and the Adolescent"
  • Nigel Walmsley: "Tolkien and the 60's"
  • Diana Wynne Jones: "The Shape of the Narrative in The Lord of the Rings"
  • Derek Robinson: "The Hasty Stroke Goes Oft Astray: Tolkien and Humour"
  • Kenneth McLeish: "The Rippingest Yarn of All"
  • Alan Bold: "Hobbit Verse Versus Tolkien's Poem"
  • Nick Otty: "The Structuralist's Guide to Middle-earth"
  • Brenda Partridge: "No Sex Please- We're Hobbits: The Construction of Female Sexuality in The Lord of the Rings"