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Tolkien's Legendarium: Essays on the History of Middle-Earth

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As a scholar of medieval languages and literature, J.R.R. Tolkien brought to his fiction an intense interest in myth and legend. When he died in 1973, he left behind a vast body of unpublished material related to his fictive mythology. Now edited and published as "The History of Middle-earth" by his son and literary executor, Christopher Tolkien, these 12 volumes provide a ...more
Hardcover, 296 pages
Published January 30th 2000 by Greenwood Press
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Kate
Jan 24, 2013 Kate rated it it was amazing
A collection of very comprehensive and intriguing essays. I will never read Tolkien the same again (in a good way). A must read for fans of fantasy, Tolkien or literary criticism/theory.
Norbert
Oct 13, 2014 Norbert rated it it was amazing
I liked the essays of the first part best
Dr. Andrew Higgins
Mar 11, 2012 Dr. Andrew Higgins rated it it was amazing
A seminal book in Tolkien scholarship. A must read.
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