Poems and Stories

Poems and Stories

by J. R. R. Tolkien, Pauline Baynes
     
 

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A collection of shorter works by the bestselling author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillon. Enhanced throughout with charming black-and-white illustrations, this varied collection showcases Tolkien's vast talents and will delight his fans and memorabilia collectors.  See more details below

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A collection of shorter works by the bestselling author of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillon. Enhanced throughout with charming black-and-white illustrations, this varied collection showcases Tolkien's vast talents and will delight his fans and memorabilia collectors.

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A collection of The Lord of the Rings author's songs and verses, dramatic poetry, and witty and humorous tales, with an essay on the fairy tale in which he argues for the universality of the form and its relevance for adults. First published in Great Britain by George Allen & Unwin in 1980. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780048231741
Publisher:
Routledge
Publication date:
01/01/1980
Pages:
342

Meet the Author

J.R.R. Tolkien (1892–1973), beloved throughout the world as the creator of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, was a professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford, a fellow of Pembroke College, and a fellow of Merton College until his retirement in 1959. His chief interest was the linguistic aspects of the early English written tradition, but even as he studied these classics he was creating a set of his own.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
January 3, 1892
Date of Death:
September 2, 1973
Place of Birth:
Bloemfontein, Orange Free State (South Africa)
Place of Death:
Oxford, England
Education:
B.A., Exeter College, Oxford University, 1915; M.A., 1919

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