Rise of Tolkienian Fantasy

Rise of Tolkienian Fantasy

by Jared C. Lobdell
     
 

Jared Lobdell takes the view that the realm of fantasy is the natural, if not inevitable direction fiction writing is headed. By Surveying and criticizing the authors that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien's great works and presenting contemporary authors like Stephen King, and Ursula Le Guin whose works have been impacted by Tolkien, Professor Lobdell identifies an

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Jared Lobdell takes the view that the realm of fantasy is the natural, if not inevitable direction fiction writing is headed. By Surveying and criticizing the authors that influenced J.R.R. Tolkien's great works and presenting contemporary authors like Stephen King, and Ursula Le Guin whose works have been impacted by Tolkien, Professor Lobdell identifies an interesting pattern in the evolution of fiction.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780812694581
Publisher:
Open Court Publishing Company
Publication date:
09/28/2005
Pages:
188
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.56(d)

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