Defending Middle-Earth: Tolkien, Myth and Modernity (Paperback)
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Short Description for Defending Middle-Earth A timely critical analysis of J. R. R. Tolkien's masterful trilogy, The Lord of the Rings, addresses the social and political structure of Middle-earth, its nature and ecology, and the spirituality and ethics of Tolkien's world.
- Published: 21 October 2004
- Format: Paperback 198 pages
- ISBN 13: 9780618478859 ISBN 10: 061847885X
- Sales rank: 495,134
Full description for Defending Middle-Earth
In a particularly insightful examination of the spirituality and ethics of Middle-earth in "The Lord of the Rings," Curry argues that Tolkien found a way to provide something close to Spirit in a secular age, and focuses on three main aspects of this monumental work of literature.