The Hobbit : a journey into maturity / William H. Green

Author(s): Green, William H. (William Howard)
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Subjects: Fantasy fiction, English--History and criticism
Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973--Technique
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York : Twayne Publishers ; Toronto : Maxwell Macmillan Canada ; New York : Maxwell Macmillan International, 1995
Series: Twayne's masterwork studies MWS 149
Twayne's masterwork studies no. 149
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xiii, 150 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Note on the References and Acknowledgments
Chronology: J. R. R. Tolkien's Life and Works
Literary and Historical Context
1. Historical Context 3
2. The Importance of the Work 8
3. Critical Reception 11
4. A Theory of Fairy Stories 20
5. A Psychology of Dragon Slayers 30
A Reading
6. An Adventure of Self-Discovery 37
7. Into the Lone-Lands 47
8. Bilbo's Adventures in Wilderland 63
9. The Trek Through Mirkwood 82
10. Dragons Within and Without 95
11. Languages of Naming 108
Appendix: Approaches to Teaching 125
Notes and References 131
Selected Bibliography 139
Index 145
Notes: LCCN: 94012813 /AC
ISBN: 0805788069
Invalid ISN: 0805788077(pbk.)
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Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 30624602
ISBN/ISSN: 0805788069
0805788077