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The Keys of Middle-Earth free pdf The Keys of Middle-earth is aimed at students of medieval literature and students of Tolkien, as well as admirers of Tolkien's fiction, or the filmed version of Peter Jackson. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth aimed at those new to the area. Using key episodes in The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, medieval texts are presented in their original language with translations, plus supporting essays on Tolkien the medievalist, the medieval languages, and key themes - such as the epic, runes, and Tolkien's poetry.This new edition includes essays on Gothic, Celtic, and Finnish literature- extracts from the Kalevala- further Old English texts- and has been updated to reflect recent scholarship and recent publications (e.g. Tolkien's translation of Beowulf). An essential book for all Tolkien readers who wish to delve deeper into the background to his mythology.

About Stuart Lee

Dr Stuart Lee is a member of the English Faculty at Oxford University, UK, where he teaches Old English, the poetry of World War one, and the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien. He is also a member of Merton College. He has published articles on Tolkien and edited A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien (2014). Dr Elizabeth Solopova is Research Fellow at the English Faculty, Oxford University, UK, where she teaches Old and Middle English literature. She has published articles and books on Tolkien, medieval literature, manuscripts and the history of the English language.

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Author : Stuart Lee
Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
Data Published : 28 August 2015
ISBN : 1137454695
EAN : 9781137454690
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 398 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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