Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien's Mythology

Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien's Mythology

by Verlyn Flieger
     
 

In Interrupted Music Flieger attempts to illuminate the structure of Tolkien's work, allowing the reader to appreciate its broad, overarching design and its careful, painstaking construction. In addition, Flieger reviews attempts at myth-making in the history of English literature by Spenser, Milton, and Blake as well as by Joyce and Yeats. She reflects on the…  See more details below

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In Interrupted Music Flieger attempts to illuminate the structure of Tolkien's work, allowing the reader to appreciate its broad, overarching design and its careful, painstaking construction. In addition, Flieger reviews attempts at myth-making in the history of English literature by Spenser, Milton, and Blake as well as by Joyce and Yeats. She reflects on the important differences between Tolkien and his predecessors and even more between Tolkien and his contemporaries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780873388245
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
03/31/2005
Pages:
192
Sales rank:
786,695
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

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