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The Illustrated World Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780753734049
Genre : Art
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Tolkien's works have inspired artists for generations and have given rise to myriad interpretations of the rich and magical worlds he created. The Illustrated World of Tolkien gathers together artworks and essays from expert illustrators, painters and etchers, and fascinating and scholarly writing from renowned Tolkien expert David Day, and is an exquisite reference guide for any fan of Tolkien's work, Tolkien's world and the imaginative brilliance his vision inspired. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Art

Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780684839790
Genre : Fiction
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Sections alphabetically list facts about the history, geography, sociology, natural history, and biography of Tolkien's imaginary world
Category: Fiction

The Ring Legends Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780753734360
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Tolkien's One Ring, at the centre of one of the greatest fantasy tales ever told, is an undeniably iconic and powerful symbol in literature. Tracing centuries of ancient folklore, The Ring Legends of Tolkien is a deep and highly informed investigation into the inspiration behind Tolkien's epic fantasy world, exploring the origins of the One Ring, as well as the extraordinary myths and legends that inspired Tolkien's works. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Literary Criticism

The World Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 0753724464
Genre : Law
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A comprehensive guide to Tolkien's mythological, historical, literary, linguistic, and creative sources for THE LORD OF THE RINGS.
Category: Law

An Atlas Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780753730737
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This lavish, colour atlas is a complete guide to the weird and wonderful geography of Tolkien's world. Packed with full page maps and illustrations of events in the annals of Middle-earth, it is the perfect companion to the bestselling A Dictionary of Tolkien. This book is unofficial and is not authorised by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Dark Powers Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780753733219
Genre : Literary Criticism
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J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and The Silmarillion are some of the greatest tales of good versus evil ever told. From the creation of Arda to the War of the Ring, Tolkien's Middle-earth has seen war and rebellion, devastation and loss, in which the powers of darkness emerged. Here in his latest book, best-selling author and Tolkien expert David Day explores Tolkien's portrayal of evil, and the sources that inspired his work: from myth, literature and history. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Hobbits Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9780753733950
Genre : Literary Criticism
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An entire race was born when J.R.R. Tolkien scrawled on a leaf, 'In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit.' From the invention of that single word (hobbit) Tolkien became the explorer and chronicler of the character, their race and their significant role in his fantastical world, Middle-earth. Here in his latest book, Tolkien expert David Day unpicks the myriad of riddles, puns and mystical meanings in Tolkien's works; The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Illustrated Lord Of The Rings Trilogy

Author : Alan Lee
ISBN : 0261102958
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Frodo the hobbit and his eight companions undertake a perilous quest to destroy the One Ring and break the power of the Dark Lord before he can overcome the peoples of Middle Earth.
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Tolkien Boxed Set

Author : David Day
ISBN : 1684129990
Genre : Fiction
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A must-have collection covering the lands and inhabitants of Middle-earth. The fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth contains a rich assortment of people, cities, powers, and creatures—as well as a deep, intertwined history that spans thousands of years. In these specially designed volumes, best-selling author and Tolkien scholar David Day presents four decades of research and writing on the lands and inhabitants of Middle-earth. A must-have guide to the Tolkien world, this collection provides an A-to-Z dictionary of the vernacular, an atlas describing the various terra firma, histories of battles, dark powers, heroes, and the Hobbits that started it all. More than 200 black-and-white and full-color illustrations make the pages a joy to behold as you learn all you’ll need to know about Tolkien’s fantasy realm. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Fiction

An Encyclopedia Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9781645170105
Genre : Fiction
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A comprehensive, illustrated guide to the history, lands, and inhabitants of Middle-earth. The fantasy world of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth contains a rich assortment of people, cities, and creatures—as well as a deep, intertwined history that spans thousands of years. In this beautifully illustrated volume, best-selling author and Tolkien scholar David Day presents four decades of research and writing on the lands and inhabitants Middle-earth. Sections of this A-to-Z dictionary are devoted to discussion of the battles, history, beasts, and heroes of Tolkien’s stories. This comprehensive volume on Tolkien’s world also includes an appendix of three primary legends that served as sources for Tolkien’s creations—the Volsunga saga, the Nibelungenlied, and Richard Wagner’s Ring Cycle—and more than 200 black-and-white illustrations
Category: Fiction

The Colour Illustrated Hobbit

Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN : 9780007497928
Genre : Fiction
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Bilbo Baggins is a hobbit who enjoys a comfortable and quiet life. His contentment is disturbed one day when the wizard, Gandalf, and the dwarves arrive to take him away on an adventure. Smaug certainly looked fast asleep, when Bilbo peeped once more from the entrance. He was just about to step out on to the floor when he caught a sudden thin ray of red from under the drooping lid of Smaug's left eye. He was only pretending to sleep! He was watching the tunnel entrance! Whisked from his comfortable hobbit-hole by Gandalf the wizard and a band of dwarves. Bilbo Baggins finds himself caught up in a plot to raid the treasure hoard of Smaug the Magnificent, a large and very dangerous dragon...
Category: Fiction

The Worlds Of J R R Tolkien

Author : John Garth
ISBN : 9780691201573
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A lavishly illustrated look at the locales familiar to J. R. R. Tolkien, the creator of Middle-earth This book takes you to the places that inspired J. R. R. Tolkien to create his fictional locations in The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and other classic works. Written by renowned Tolkien expert John Garth, The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien features a wealth of breathtaking illustrations, including Tolkien's own drawings, contributions from other artists, rare archival images, and spectacular color photos of contemporary locations across Britain and beyond, from the battlefields of World War I to Africa. Garth identifies the locales that served as the basis for Hobbiton, the elven valley of Rivendell, the Glittering Caves of Helm's Deep, and many other settings in Middle-earth, from mountains and forests to rivers, lakes, and shorelands. He reveals the rich interplay between Tolkien's personal travels, his wide reading, and his deep scholarship as an Oxford don. Garth draws on his profound knowledge of Tolkien's life and work to shed light on the extraordinary processes of invention behind Tolkien's works of fantasy. He also debunks popular misconceptions about the inspirations for Middle-earth and puts forward strong new claims of his own. An illustrated journey into the life and imagination of one of the world's best-loved authors, The Worlds of J. R. R. Tolkien provides a unique exploration of the relationship between the real and the fantastical and is an essential companion for anyone who wants to follow in Tolkien's footsteps.
Category: Literary Criticism

Tolkien S World

Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN : 1567312489
Genre : Fantasy fiction, English
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Each painting is accompanied by a page of text drawn from the work that inspired it, describing the scene the artist has chosen to illustrate.
Category: Fantasy fiction, English

The Heroes Of Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9781684121045
Genre : Fiction
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J. R. R. Tolkien's fictional world of Middle-earth is filled with great heroes who rose in the face of crisis to shape the course of that world's history. This volume examines the complexities surrounding Tolkien's portrayal of good and evil, analyzing the most celebrated heroes from the earliest days of Arda to the end of the War of the Ring. Men, elves, dwarves, and their allies are covered in detail, and each hero's role in the battle against the forces of evil is discussed at length. This work is unofficial and is not authorized by the Tolkien Estate or HarperCollins Publishers.
Category: Fiction

Middle Earth Envisioned

Author : Brian J. Robb
ISBN : 9781937994273
Genre : Art
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Examines artistic interpretations of Tolkien's fantasy world, including movie stills, theatrical performances, games, and comic books, and features the lost art of Mary Fairburn, whose paintings were favored by Tolkien himself.
Category: Art

The Maps Of Tolkien S Middle Earth

Author : Brian Sibley
ISBN : 061839110X
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Includes four posters depicting Tolkien's world of Middle-Earth with maps from The Hobbit, Beleriand, and Numenor, accompanied by a manual describing the signicance of geographical evolution in the author's works.
Category: Fiction

Tolkien S Ring

Author : David Day
ISBN : 9781909108493
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In Tolkien's Ring, David Dayshows how theLord of the Rings is the result of an ancient story-telling tradition; and how, by drawing upon the world's primary myths and legends, J.R.R Tolkien created his own mythology for the twentieth century.
Category: Literary Criticism

A Guide To Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 0753705621
Genre : Encyclopedias
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This book explores Tolkien's mythical world of Middle-earth and the Undying lands, the backdrop to his saga 'The Lord of the Rings'. Arranged in an A-Z format, it explains the creatures, plants, events and places that make up these strange and wonderful places.
Category: Encyclopedias

Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition

Author : J. R. R. Tolkien
ISBN : 0358448921
Genre : Fiction
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A New York Times bestseller for twenty-one weeks upon publication, Unfinished Tales of Numenor and Middle-earth is a collection of narratives ranging in time from the Elder Days of Middle-earth to the end of the War of the Ring, and further relates events as told in The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings. Now, in a beautifully illustrated edition to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of its original publication, Unfinished Tales Illustrated Edition features original artwork by Tolkien's most famous and ardent illustrators from over the decades: Alan Lee, John Howe, and Ted Nasmith.
Category: Fiction

Characters From Tolkien

Author : David Day
ISBN : 0753705613
Genre : Fantasy fiction, English
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This is a comprehensive, illustrated guide to all the living creatures, both flora and fauna, that inhabit J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth and Undying Lands.
Category: Fantasy fiction, English