J.R.R. Tolkien (Headway Guides for Beginners): A Beginner's Guide

J.R.R. Tolkien (Headway Guides for Beginners): A Beginner's Guide

by Andrew Blake
     
 

Examining the novels and other writings, Andrew Blake shows how J.R.R. Tolkien's mastery of language, his establishment of a fully-fledged alternative mythology, and his brave way of looking at difficult questions have helped to inaugurate a new way of writing which re-established "fantasy" as a late 20th century genre.

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Examining the novels and other writings, Andrew Blake shows how J.R.R. Tolkien's mastery of language, his establishment of a fully-fledged alternative mythology, and his brave way of looking at difficult questions have helped to inaugurate a new way of writing which re-established "fantasy" as a late 20th century genre.

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Curriculum Connections
This accessible introduction offers concise information about the author's life and writings as well as critique.
School Library Journal
Gr 9 Up-Tolkien's novels have long held special appeal to students and this accessible introduction offers concise information about the author's life and writings as well as critique. Copyright 2004 Reed Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340857977
Publisher:
Hodder & Stoughton, Ltd.
Publication date:
03/01/2003
Series:
A Beginner's Guide
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
5.16(w) x 7.86(h) x 0.32(d)

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