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JRR Tolkien by Charles Moseley

This book explores how J.R.R. Tolkien's work came to be so diversely received.
 JRR Tolkien by Charles Moseley
 JRR Tolkien by Charles Moseley
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J.R.R. Tolkien by Charles Moseley UK Paperback

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Tolkien was a specialist in a recherche field. He did not, at least initially, write for a mass audience. Yet for many in the 1960s his books, particularly Lord of the Rings, became a political badge and an interpretative text. Widely translated, his fiction won the accolade both of parody and of its own learned journal; and 'Tolkien' - or how he was read - demonstrably affected modern fantasy.

This book explores how his work came to be so diversely received. Charles Moseley's critical discussion examines Tolkien's view of fiction as 'sub-creation', exploring his analysis of mythopoeia and of the status of art and literature in relation to his own practice. He argues that in the critical concerns of Tolkien and his circle lie the key to important issues in his fiction. His use of linguistic game and literary pastiche is explored without obscuring his emotional commitment to the making of myths that expressed some of his deepest fears about the world he experienced.

Table of Contents
Acknowledgements
Biographical Outline
Abbreviations and References
Introduction
1 The Man 1
2 The Critic 18
3 A World of Words 30
4 Imperium and Cosmos 60
5 Responses 70
Select Bibliography 80
Index 92

FA Code - FAB133

UPC Code - 9780746307496

ISBN Code - 0-7463-0749-7


This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 28 March, 2002.

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