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Tolkien, Self and Other : "This Queer Creature" / Jane Chance.

Author/Creator:
Chance, Jane, 1945-
Publication:
New York : Palgrave Macmillan 2016.
Series:
New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Format/Description:
Book
xxxii, 290 pages ; 22 cm
Subjects:
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Self-consciousness (Awareness) in literature.
Contents:
Introduction : "This Queer Creature"
Forlorn and abject : Tolkien and his earliest writing (1914-1924)
Bilbo as Sigurd in the fairy-story Hobbit (1920-1927)
Tolkien's fairy-story Beowulfs (1926-1940s)
"Queer endings" after Beowulf : The Fall of Arthur (1931-1934)
Apartheid in Tolkien: Chaucer and The Lord of the Rings, Books 1-3 (1925-1943)
"Usually slighted: Gudrun, other medieval women, and The Lord of the Rings, Book 3 (1925-1943)
The failure of masculinity: The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth(1920), Sir Gawain (1925), and The Lord of the Rings, Books 3-6(1943-1948)
Conclusion : The ennoblement of the humble : The History of Middle-earth.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9781137398956
1137398957
OCLC:
950954344
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