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Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World / Edition 2
     

Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World / Edition 2

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by Verlyn Flieger
 

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ISBN-10: 0873387449

ISBN-13: 9780873387446

Pub. Date: 01/28/2002

Publisher: Kent State University Press

In a completely revised version of her 1983 edition, Flieger (English, U. of Maryland, College Park) uses Owen Barfield's linguistic concept of fragmented meaning to assert the centrality of a theme of splintered light in Tolkien's work. Emphasizing the usefulness of Tolkien's The Silmarillion as a guide to his thought, Flieger traces the repeated and

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In a completely revised version of her 1983 edition, Flieger (English, U. of Maryland, College Park) uses Owen Barfield's linguistic concept of fragmented meaning to assert the centrality of a theme of splintered light in Tolkien's work. Emphasizing the usefulness of Tolkien's The Silmarillion as a guide to his thought, Flieger traces the repeated and spiritual theme of things and people fragmented to become whole again. Annotation c. Book News, Inc.,Portland, OR

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ISBN-13:
9780873387446
Publisher:
Kent State University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
196
Sales rank:
1,183,052
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 8.78(h) x 0.62(d)

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Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
the prose does not flow smoothly in all passages. There are some very tenuous comparisons and connections. The Sea-Bell may be representative or not.