Tolkien Treasury

Tolkien Treasury

by J. R. R. Tolkien, Alida Becker, Michael Green, Tim Kirk
     
 

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s admirers form an international community of writers, scholars, and artists. This richly illustrated anthology gathers together three decades of work dedicated to the master of fantasy.

With poems, stories, songs, and dozens of illustrations, A Tolkien Treasur, y is a unique celebration of the author and his creations—the

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J.R.R. Tolkien’s admirers form an international community of writers, scholars, and artists. This richly illustrated anthology gathers together three decades of work dedicated to the master of fantasy.

With poems, stories, songs, and dozens of illustrations, A Tolkien Treasur, y is a unique celebration of the author and his creations—the mythical world of Middle-Earth and the magical creatures who inhabit it.

Critical essays by W.H. Auden, Edmund Wilson, Colin Wilson, and others explore Tolkien’s imaginative world. Scenes from , The Hobbit, and , Lord of the Rings, are brought to life in drawings by Michael Green and full-color paintings by Tom Kirk. Also included is a concise biography that offers insights into the author’s life, quizzes, recipes, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780894717048
Publisher:
Running Press Book Publishers
Publication date:
06/28/1989
Edition description:
REVISED
Pages:
200

Meet the Author

J.R.R Tolkien served in World War I before returning to his alma mater, Oxford, where he taught philology and medieval literature. Fascinated by language Tolkien invented his own “Elvish” which led into his own mythology. The Hobbit was first published in in 1937 followed by the trilogy The Lord of the Rings in 1954–55.

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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