J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment

J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment


A precise paintings of reference and scholarship, this one quantity Encyclopedia comprises discussions of all of the primary concerns in Tolkien scholarship written by way of the major students within the box.

Coverage not just provides the latest scholarship on J. R. R. Tolkien, but additionally introduces and explores the writer and scholar's lifestyles and paintings inside their old and cultural contexts. Tolkien's fiction and his resources of effect are tested with his inventive and educational achievements- together with his translations of medieval texts- instructing posts, linguistic works, and the languages he created. The 550 alphabetically prepared entries fall in the following different types of issues: diversifications; artwork and illustrations; characters in Tolkien's paintings; serious heritage and scholarship; impression of Tolkien; languages; biography; literary assets; literature; creatures and peoples of Middle-earth; gadgets in Tolkien's paintings; locations in Tolkien's paintings; reception of Tolkien; medieval students; scholarship by means of Tolkien; medieval literature; stylistic components; issues in Tolkien's works; Theological/ philosophical innovations and philosophers; Tolkien's modern heritage and tradition; works of literature.

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