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Tolkien's the Lord of the Rings. Sources of Inspiration

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In the year after his graduation from Exeter College, Oxford, the great mythopoeic work for which he would become famous was already germinating in Tolkien's mind. In August 2006 the College offered a week of seminars and papers by leading international specialists on Tolkien's Exeter years, the influence of the Great War, the healing power of his narrative, and its releva ...more
Paperback, 248 pages
Published March 11th 2008 by Walking Tree Publishers
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Andrew Higgins
May 20, 2009 rated it it was amazing
A must for any Tolkien acadameic. The essay on Tolkien and Vico is very good. Excellent series of thought provoking essays.
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"Frodo or Zarathustra" ...This alone is worth the price of the book.
Creation as sacrament or as absolute nihilism..."choose you this day."
Glorious!

Most of these essays are from a Tolkien Studies Conference at Oxford a few years back. So gratifying to see Tolkien get a real in depth academic analysis that doesn't dry out his genius.
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Stratford Caldecott MA (Oxon.), STD, was a Senior Contributor at The Imaginative Conservative, editor of the Humanum Review (online book review journal of the Pontifical John Paul II Institute), and co-editor of Second Spring and the UK/Ireland edition of Magnificat.

He had served as senior editor at Routledge, HarperCollins, T&T Clark, Sophia Institute Press, and as a commissioning editor for
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