A Tolkien Compass: Including J.R.R. Tolkien's Guide to the Names in the Lord of the Rings

A Tolkien Compass Including J R R Tolkien s Guide to the Names in the Lord of the Rings This guide to travels in Middle Earth includes an original chapter by Tolkien himself explaining the meaning and origin of the names in Lord of the Rings Can hobbits be psychoanalyzed Does Tolkien s

  • Title: A Tolkien Compass: Including J.R.R. Tolkien's Guide to the Names in the Lord of the Rings
  • Author: Jared Lobdell J.R.R. Tolkien Robert Plank Charles A. Huttar U. Milo Kaufmann Bonniejean Christensen Dorothy Matthews Walter Scheps
  • ISBN: 9780875483160
  • Page: 243
  • Format: Unknown Binding
  • This guide to travels in Middle Earth includes an original chapter by Tolkien himself, explaining the meaning and origin of the names in Lord of the Rings Can hobbits be psychoanalyzed Does Tolkien s Christianity shine through his imitations of pagan legends Do his books offer a useful guide to everyday life These and many questions are addressed in the eleven chaThis guide to travels in Middle Earth includes an original chapter by Tolkien himself, explaining the meaning and origin of the names in Lord of the Rings Can hobbits be psychoanalyzed Does Tolkien s Christianity shine through his imitations of pagan legends Do his books offer a useful guide to everyday life These and many questions are addressed in the eleven chapters of this book Contributors analyze Gollum s character transformation, the psychological journey of Bilbo, the regime set up by Saruman at the end of Lord of the Rings and its parallels to fascism, the books narrative technique, and Tolkien s rich use of myth and symbol This is an insightful book that will appeal to both old and new Tolkien fans.Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings essay by J R R Tolkien1 Introduction A Tolkien Compass essay by Jared Lobdell7 Gollum s Character Transformation in The Hobbit essay by Bonniejean Christensen27 The Psychological Journey of Bilbo Baggins essay by Dorothy Matthews41 The Fairy tale Morality of The Lord of the Rings essay by Walter Scheps55 The Corruption of Power essay by Agnes Perkins and Helen Hill67 Everyclod and Everyhero The Image of Man in Tolkien essay by Deborah C Rogers75 The Interlace Structure of The Lord of the Rings essay by Richard C West93 Narrative Pattern in The Fellowship of the Ring essay by David M Miller105 The Scouring of the Shire Tolkien s View of Fascism essay by Robert Plank115 Hell and The City Tolkien and the Traditions of Western Literature essay by Charles A Huttar141 Aspects of the Paradisiacal in Tolkien s Work essay by U Milo Kaufmann

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    1. Note that this, the original 1975 edition, differs from the new (2003) edition in that it contains Tolkien's own highly interesting and illuminating "Guide to Names in the Lord of the Rings," whereas the current edition of the "Tolkien Compass" omits it.

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