The Resource The road to Middle-earth : how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology, T.A. Shippey, (ebook)

The road to Middle-earth : how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology, T.A. Shippey, (ebook)

Label
The road to Middle-earth : how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology
Title
The road to Middle-earth
Title remainder
how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology
Statement of responsibility
T.A. Shippey
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The Road to Middle-earth, Tom Shippey's classic work, now revised in paperback, explores J. R. R. Tolkien's creativity and the sources of his inspiration. Shippey shows in detail how Tolkien's professional background led him to write The Hobbit and how he created a timeless charm for millions of readers. Examining the foundation of Tolkien's most popular work, The Lord of the Rings, Shippey also discusses the contribution of The Silmarillion and Unfinished Tales to Tolkien's great myth cycle, showing how Tolkien's more "difficult" books can be fully appreciated. He goes on to examine the remarkable twelve-volume History of Middle-earth, written by Tolkien's son and literary heir Christopher Tolkien, which traces the creative and technical processes by which Middle-earth evolved
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Shippey, T. A
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Fantasy literature, English
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Myth in literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
The road to Middle-earth : how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology, T.A. Shippey, (ebook)
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524412
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11991856
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991856
System control number
MWT11991856
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The road to Middle-earth : how J.R.R. Tolken created a new mythology, T.A. Shippey, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780547524412
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT11991856
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11991856
System control number
MWT11991856
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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