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Tolkien's Modern Middle Ages
by J. Chance and A. Siewers


Overview - J.R.R. Tolkien delved into the Middle Ages to create a critique of the modern world in his fantasy, yet did so in a form of modernist literature with postmodern implications and huge commercial success. These essays examine that paradox and its significance in understanding the intersection between traditionalist and counter-culture criticisms of the modern.  Read more...

 
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Overview
J.R.R. Tolkien delved into the Middle Ages to create a critique of the modern world in his fantasy, yet did so in a form of modernist literature with postmodern implications and huge commercial success. These essays examine that paradox and its significance in understanding the intersection between traditionalist and counter-culture criticisms of the modern. The approach helps to explain the popularity of his works, the way in which they continue to be brought into dialogue with Twenty-First century issues, and their contested literary significance in the academy.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780230616790
  • ISBN-10: 0230616798
  • Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
  • Publish Date: March 2009
  • Page Count: 250
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.4 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds

Series: New Middle Ages

Related Categories

Books > Literary Criticism > Medieval
Books > Literary Criticism > English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh

 
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