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Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays is Now Available

| Filed under: Collecting NewsJlong | July 28, 2011 @ 7:57 am (Views: 5541)

Jason Fisher writes, "It's finally here! My new book, Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays, is in print at last! I hope you will all read it and let me know what you think!"

He also notes that "Amazon shows a bogus availability date, but that will be squared away as soon as they check the books in at their warehouse(s)."

http://www.amazon.com/Tolkien-Study-His-Sources-Critical/dp/0786464828/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1311878980&sr=8-1

http://www.amazon.co.uk/exec/obidos/ASIN/0786464828

Contents:

Preface

Jason Fisher


Introduction: Why Source Criticism?
Tom Shippey

Source Criticism: Background and Applications
E. L. Risden

Tolkien and Source Criticism: Remarking and Remaking
Jason Fisher

The Stones and the Book: Tolkien, Mesopotamia, and Biblical
Mythopoeia
Nicholas Birns

Sea Birds and Morning Stars: Ceyx, Alcyone, and the Many
Metamorphoses of Eärendil and Elwing
Kristine Larsen

“Byzantium, New Rome!” Goths, Langobards, and Byzantium
in The Lord of the Rings
Miryam Librán-Moreno

The Rohirrim: “Anglo-Saxons on Horseback”? An Inquiry into
Tolkien’s Use of Sources
Thomas Honegger

William Caxton’s The Golden Legend as a Source for J.R.R.
Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
Judy Ann Ford

She and Tolkien, Revisited
John D. Rateliff

Reading John Buchan in Search of J.R.R. Tolkien
Mark T. Hooker

Biography as Source: Niggles and Notions
Diana Pavlac Glyer and Josh B. Long

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