Understanding The Lord of the Rings
|Understanding The Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism|
|Author||Neil D Isaacs, Rose A Zimbardo (Editors)|
|Publisher||Houghton Mifflin Company|
|Released||May 24, 2004|
Understanding The Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism is a collection of essays related to J.R.R. Tolkien and his works. The work reprints several of the essays from the editors' 1968 collection Tolkien and the Critics.
 From the publisher
Edited by Tolkien scholars Rose A. Zimbardo and Neil D. Isaacs, this book spans fifty years of critical reaction, from the first publication of The Fellowship of the Ring through the release of Peter Jackson's film trilogy. Fans and scholars alike will appreciate these important, insightful, and timely pieces, including works from a wide range of voices: