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The Resource Tolkien and the invention of myth : a reader, edited by Jane Chance

Tolkien and the invention of myth : a reader, edited by Jane Chance

Label
Tolkien and the invention of myth : a reader
Title
Tolkien and the invention of myth
Title remainder
a reader
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jane Chance
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
Z839 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chance, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Fantasy literature, English
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Mythology in literature
  • Myth in literature
Label
Tolkien and the invention of myth : a reader, edited by Jane Chance
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-319) and index
Contents
Tolkien and the rediscovery of myth / Michaela Baltasar -- Light from an invisible lamp : natural religion in the Lord of the Rings / Catherine Madsen -- Creating and re-creating worlds with words : the religion and the magic of language in the Lord of the Rings / Mary E. Zimmer -- Tolkien as philologist / David Lyle Jeffrey -- Saving the myths : the re-creation of mythology in Plato and Tolkien / Gergely Nagy -- Myth, late Roman history, and multiculturalism in Tolkien's Middle-Earth / Sandra Ballif Straubhaar -- From catastrophe to eucatastrophe : J.R.R. Tolkien's transformation of Ovid's Mythic Pyramus and Thisbe into Beren and Lúthien / Jen Stevens -- Providence, fate, and chance : Boethian philosophy in the Lord of the Rings / Kathleen E. Dubs -- Tolkien and the appeal of the pagan : Edda and Kalevala / Tom Shippey -- Norse and Christian gods : the integrative theology of J.R.R. Tolkien / Marjorie J. Burns -- The twilight of the elves : Ragnarök and the end of the Third Age / Andy Dimond -- Gathered round northern fires : the imaginative impact of the Kolbítar / Andrew Lazo -- A mythology for Anglo-Saxon England / Michael D.C. Drout -- Oaths and oathbreaking : analogues of Old English Comitatus in Tolkien's myth / John R. Holmes -- On the borders of old stories : enacting the past in Beowulf and the Lord of the Rings / Alexandra Bolintineanu -- A mythology for Finland : Elias Lönrott and J.R.R. Tolkien as mythmakers / Verlyn Flieger -- Setting the rocket off in story : the Kalevala as the germ of Tolkien's legendarium / Richard C. West -- J.R.R. Tolkien and the Kalevala : some thoughts on the Finnish origins of Tom Bombadil and Treebeard / David Elton Gay
Control code
54938267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 340 p.
Isbn
9780813123011
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003025135
Label
Tolkien and the invention of myth : a reader, edited by Jane Chance
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-319) and index
Contents
Tolkien and the rediscovery of myth / Michaela Baltasar -- Light from an invisible lamp : natural religion in the Lord of the Rings / Catherine Madsen -- Creating and re-creating worlds with words : the religion and the magic of language in the Lord of the Rings / Mary E. Zimmer -- Tolkien as philologist / David Lyle Jeffrey -- Saving the myths : the re-creation of mythology in Plato and Tolkien / Gergely Nagy -- Myth, late Roman history, and multiculturalism in Tolkien's Middle-Earth / Sandra Ballif Straubhaar -- From catastrophe to eucatastrophe : J.R.R. Tolkien's transformation of Ovid's Mythic Pyramus and Thisbe into Beren and Lúthien / Jen Stevens -- Providence, fate, and chance : Boethian philosophy in the Lord of the Rings / Kathleen E. Dubs -- Tolkien and the appeal of the pagan : Edda and Kalevala / Tom Shippey -- Norse and Christian gods : the integrative theology of J.R.R. Tolkien / Marjorie J. Burns -- The twilight of the elves : Ragnarök and the end of the Third Age / Andy Dimond -- Gathered round northern fires : the imaginative impact of the Kolbítar / Andrew Lazo -- A mythology for Anglo-Saxon England / Michael D.C. Drout -- Oaths and oathbreaking : analogues of Old English Comitatus in Tolkien's myth / John R. Holmes -- On the borders of old stories : enacting the past in Beowulf and the Lord of the Rings / Alexandra Bolintineanu -- A mythology for Finland : Elias Lönrott and J.R.R. Tolkien as mythmakers / Verlyn Flieger -- Setting the rocket off in story : the Kalevala as the germ of Tolkien's legendarium / Richard C. West -- J.R.R. Tolkien and the Kalevala : some thoughts on the Finnish origins of Tom Bombadil and Treebeard / David Elton Gay
Control code
54938267
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 340 p.
Isbn
9780813123011
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2003025135

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