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    DescriptionA detailed work of reference and scholarship, this one volume Encyclopedia includes discussions of all the fundamental issues in Tolkien scholarship written by the leading scholars in the field. Coverage not only presents the most recent scholarship on J. R. R. Tolkien, but also introduces and explores the author and scholar's life and work within their historical and cultural contexts. Tolkien's fiction and his sources of influence are examined along with his artistic and academic achievements- including his translations of medieval texts- teaching posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically arranged entries fall within the following categories of topics: adaptations; art and illustrations; characters in Tolkien's work; critical history and scholarship; influence of Tolkien; languages; biography; literary sources; literature; creatures and peoples of Middle-earth; objects in Tolkien's work; places in Tolkien's work; reception of Tolkien; medieval scholars; scholarship by Tolkien; medieval literature; stylistic elements; themes in Tolkien's works; Theological/ philosophical concepts and philosophers; Tolkien's contemporary history and culture; works of literature.


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    Title
    J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia
    Subtitle
    Scholarship and Critical Assessment
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Michael D. C. Drout
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 808
    Width: 211 mm
    Height: 272 mm
    Thickness: 53 mm
    Weight: 2,087 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415865111
    ISBN 10: 0415865115
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.7
    BIC subject category V2: DSC
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DSBH
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    LC classification: PR
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 42
    DC22: 828.91209
    B&T Approval Code: C25108501
    BISAC V2.8: LIT004120
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 24100
    Ingram Subject Code: RF
    B&T General Subject: 495
    Libri: I-RF
    BISAC V2.8: REF010000
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 88
    Abridged Dewey: 820
    B&T Approval Code: A25012000
    BIC subject category V2: DSR
    BISAC V2.8: REF000000, REL006000
    DC23: 823.912
    Thema V1.0: QRVC, DSBH, DSC, DSR
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    20 December 2013
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    'This is an excellent resource for serious scholars of English literature as well as those with a general interest in Tolkien.' - Reference Reviews 'The J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia presents the latest scholarship on Tolkien written by the leading scholars in the field..[it] is essential for students, teachers, scholars, as well as the general reader interested in J.R.R. Tolkien and his writings' Inklings - Jahrbuch 25