Publisher description for J.R.R. Tolkien : a beginner's guide / Andrew Blake.


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Examining the novels and other writings, Andrew Blake shows how J.R.R. Tolkien's mastery of language, his establishment of a fully-fledged alternative mythology, and his brave way of looking at difficult questions have helped to inaugurate a new way of writing which re-established "fantasy" as a late 20th century genre.



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Tolkien, J. R. R. -- (John Ronald Reuel), -- 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Middle Earth (Imaginary place) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.