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Tolkien Smaug Journal

Author : Bodleian Library the
ISBN : 1851245278
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This exciting new line of hard-cover journals showcases gorgeous illustrations from the Bodleian Library's collections. Designed to be easily portable and fit in a small bag, each journal includes lined pages, an expanding wallet for storing papers in the inside back cover and is finished with a sturdy elastic band closure, ribbon marker, and elastic pen holder. Produced with careful attention to finishing and details, these stunning journals make the perfect gift for all writers and stationery lovers.
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J R R Tolkien

Author : Charles Moseley
ISBN : 9781786946829
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Tolkien was a specialist in a recherché field. He did not, at least initially, write for a mass audience. Yet for many in the 60s his books, particularly Lord of the Rings, became a political badge and an interpretative text. Widely translated, his fiction won the accolade both of parody and of its own learned journal; rock bands took names from his characters; and "Tolkien" - or how he was read - demonstrably affected modern fantasy, in writing, film, video- and board-game. This book explores how his work came to be so diversely received. Dr Moseley's critical discussion examines Tolkien's view of fiction as "sub-creation", exploring his analysis of mythopoeia and of the status of art and literature in relation to his own practice. It is argued that in the critical concerns of Tolkien and his circle lie the key to important issues in his fiction. His use of linguistic game and literary pastiche is explored without obscuring his emotional commitment to the making of myths that expressed some of h
Category: Literary Criticism

The Hobbit The Desolation Of Smaug Official Movie Guide

Author : Brian Sibley
ISBN : 9780547899367
Genre : Fiction
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Journey deeper into the magical world of the hobbit, Bilbo Baggins, through exclusive interviews with director Peter Jackson, Martin Freeman, Orlando Bloom and principal filmmakers and new cast members, including Stephen Fry as the Master of Lake-town, Evangeline Lilly, who plays Tauriel the Elf, and Benedict Cumberbatch, who reveals film-making secrets about playing the dragon, Smaug. Richly illustrated with a treasure trove of behind-the-scenes photos of the actors, creatures and costumes, and numerous special effects scenes, this essential guide is an indispensable companion to the second film in the award-winning trilogy.
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The Other Journal The Food And Flourishing Issue

Author : Christopher J. Keller
ISBN : 9781621891550
Genre : Religion
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Issue #19 of The Other Journal examines our complex relationships with food from a theological bent. The thoughtful contributors to this issue take us to Middle Earth and the Romanian city of Constanta. They swing by swank Manhattan bistros and raucous NFL stadiums on game-day. But most importantly, they return us to the communion table and to that first garden where God walked with us and gave us the gift of his creation. The issue features essays by Elizabeth L. Antus, Peter M. Candler Jr., William T. Cavanaugh, Matthew Dickerson, David Grumett, Ryan Harper, Chelle Stearns, Stephen H. Webb, and David Williams; interviews by Daniel Bowman Jr., Heather Smith Stringer, and Jon Tschanz with John Leax, Lee Price, and Norman Wirzba; and creative writing, poetry, and art by Chris Anderson, B. L. Gentry, John Leax, Katherine Lo, Robert Hill Long, Lee Price, and Alissa Wilkinson.
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J R R Tolkien

Author : Judith Anne Johnson
ISBN : UOM:39015013309243
Genre : Reference
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"[This volume]. . . annotates over 1,600 reviews, articles, essays, books, and other commentary on the creator of Middle Earth." American Libraries
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Middle Earth And The Return Of The Common Good

Author : Joshua Hren
ISBN : 9781532650390
Genre : Religion
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Political philosophy is nothing other than looking at things political under the aspect of eternity. This book invites us to look philosophically at political things in J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium, demonstrating that Tolkien's potent mythology can be brought into rich, fruitful dialogue with works of political philosophy and political theology as different as Plato's Timaeus, Aquinas' De Regno, Hobbes's Leviathan, and Erik Peterson's "Monotheism as a Political Problem." It concludes that a political reading of Tolkien's work is most luminous when conducted by the harmonious lights of fides et ratio as found in the thought of Thomas Aquinas. A broad study of Tolkien and the political is especially pertinent in that the legendarium operates on two levels. As a popular mythology it is, in the author's own words "a really long story that would hold the attention of readers, amuse them, delight them, and at times maybe excite them or deeply move them." But the stories of The Silmarillion and The Lord of the Rings contain deeper teachings that can only be drawn out when read philosophically. Written from the vantage of a mind that is deeply Christian, Tolkien's stories grant us a revelatory gaze into the major political problems of modernity--from individualism to totalitarianism, sovereignty to surveillance, terror to technocracy. As an "outsider" in modernity, Tolkien invites us to question the modern in a manner that moves beyond reaction into a vivid and compelling vision of the common good.
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Friends Journal

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ISBN : UCSC:32106016805902
Genre : Society of Friends
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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien

Author : Susan Barbara Melmed
ISBN : UOM:39015050998189
Genre : Fantasy literature, English
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Category: Fantasy literature, English

Jazz Journal

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ISBN : UVA:X002173457
Genre : Jazz
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Category: Jazz

Amon Hen

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ISBN : UOM:39015051465220
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