The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion And Guide

January 16, 2018|
The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion And Guide by Wayne G. Hammond
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Volume 2 of the most comprehensive in-depth companion to Tolkien''s life and works ever published. This volume includes a superlative day-by-day chronology of Tolkien''s life, presenting the most detailed biographical record available.The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion and Guide is a comprehensive handbook to one of the most popular authors of the twentieth century.One of two volumes comprising this definitive work, the Reader''s Guide is an indispensable introduction to J. R. R. Tolkien''s life, writings, and art. It includes histories and discussions of his works; analyses of the components of his vast ''Silmarillion'' mythology; brief biographies of persons important in his life; accounts of places he knew; essays on topics such as Tolkien''s interests and attitudes towards contemporary issues, ideas found in his works, adaptations, and invented languages; and checklists of his published works, his poetry, his pictorial art, and translations of his writings.
Wayne G. Hammond is a librarian at the Chapin Library of Rare Books at Williams College, Massachusetts. He is the author of ''The Graphic Art of C.B. Falls'' (1892), ''J.R.R. Tolkien: A Descriptive Bibliography'' (1993), and regular notes on Tolkien in the journal ''Mythlore''.Christina Scull is the former librarian of Sir John Soane''...
Title:The J. R. R. Tolkien Companion And Guide
Product dimensions:856 pages, 8.98 X 5.87 X 0 in
Shipping dimensions:856 pages, 8.98 X 5.87 X 0 in
Published:January 16, 2018
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780008214524

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