Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits (Hardcover)

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Fimi explores the evolution of Tolkien's mythology throughout his lifetime by examining how it changed as a result of his life story and contemporary cultural and intellectual history. This new approach and scope brings to light neglected aspects of Tolkien's imaginative vision and contextualizes his fiction.

About the Author

DIMITRA FIMI is Associate Lecturer at Cardiff University, UK. Her research interests include the history of fantasy literature, folklore and popular culture, literary adaptations, and the interaction between literature and visual culture.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780230219519
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication Date: November 2008
Pages: 264