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The J.R.R. Tolkien Miscellany

The J.R.R. Tolkien Miscellany
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AuthorRobert S. Blackham
PublisherThe History Press
Released1 November 2012
FormatHardback
Pages192
ISBN9780752487199

The J.R.R. Tolkien Miscellany is a 2012 book by Robert S. Blackham exploring 16 different subjects about J.R.R. Tolkien's life and works.

[edit] Contents

  1. Tolkien and the Silver Screen
  2. Southern Africa
  3. Pipe Smoking in Fiction and Life
  4. Birmingham Days
  5. Ancient Landscapes and Myths
  6. Love and Marriage
  7. Clubs and Societies
  8. Plaques and Memorials
  9. Religious Faith
  10. The Real Middle-earth
  11. The Great Conflict: the First World War
  12. Principle Inhabitants of Middle-earth
  13. The Great Conflict: the Second World War
  14. C.S. Lewis
  15. Oxford Colleges
  16. Published Works of J.R.R. Tolkien
  • Bibliography

[edit] From the publisher

Entertaining and unusual facts, trivia and quotes about Tolkien's life and works. Covers the characters, films, books and life of the great author. Looks at the places that inspired his fictional world of Middle-earth and the problems that fame caused him in the 1960s. Author is foremost Tolkien expert This miscellany explores the fascinating and enigmatic world of J.R.R. Tolkien, examining his place in literary history, his books and his iconic characters. The reader can explore facts and trivia from Tolkien's life and works, including his early life in southern Africa and Birmingham, Tolkien on the silver screen, his role in the two world wars and his friendship with C.S. Lewis, as well as the places that inspired his fictional world of Middle-earth. Both light-hearted and highly informative, this miscellany offers an insight for new and old Tolkien fans into one of the great writers of the twentieth century.