J.R.R. Tolkien--the art of the myth-maker

by Stevens, David

Publisher: R. Reginald in San Bernardino, Calif

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place),
  • Myth in literature.

Edition Notes

Other titlesJRR Tolkien--the art of the myth-maker., Art of the myth-maker.
Statementby David Stevens and Carol D. Stevens ; edited by Roger C. Schlobin.
SeriesThe Milford series., v. 56
ContributionsStevens, Carol D., 1946-, Schlobin, Roger C.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 Z828 1993
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 178 p. ;
Number of Pages178
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1409229M
ISBN 101557422389, 1557422370
LC Control Number93017850

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