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Tolkien"s art a mythology for England by Jane Chance

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Published by St. Martin"s Press in New York .
Written in English



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  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- England,
  • Fantasy literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • Epic literature, English -- History and criticism,
  • Medievalism -- England -- History -- 20th century,
  • Mythology, Germanic, in literature,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place),
  • Mythology in literature,
  • England -- In literature

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Edition Notes

StatementJane Chance Nitzsche.
LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 Z698 1979
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 164 p. ;
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4738923M
ISBN 100312808194
LC Control Number78032102

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  J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist and Illustrator (public library) collects more than color reproductions, many previously unpublished, of Tolkien’s surviving art in watercolor, pencil, and ink, spanning sixty years of his life — from his childhood drawings to his illustrations for his books to his final sketches, as well as the drawings he created for his own children, his obsessive calligraphy, and his . You can get a sense of the breadth of Tolkien's visual art at the Tolkien Gateway's gallery of over images by Tolkien, which reveal the landscapes, letters, interiors, and animals within the creator of Middle-Earth's mind. Tolkien drew most of them in a sketchbook he called The Book of Ishness, which also included pictures inspired by literary works, such as Xanadu after Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s poem “Kubla Khan”, and The Land of Pohja, inspired by the Finnish Kalevala. WELCOME TO THE J.R.R. TOLKIEN ONLINE BOOK SHOP, brought to you by HarperCollins, J.R.R. Tolkien's official publisher, selling signed and deluxe editions of Tolkien's books, plus a fascinating and definitive collection of official titles written by and about one of .

This book explored Tolkien's art at lenght, from J.R.R. Tolkiens childhood paintings to his final sketches. It was on request by Christopher Tolkien himself that the authors wrote this book, and this time it goes way beyond the primarily documentary nature. The Art of The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings) by Gary Russell and J.R.R. Tolkien | out of 5 stars   In Tolkien's Art, Chance discusses not only such classics as The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion, but focuses on his minor works as well, outlining in detail the sources and influences—from pagan epic to Christian legend-that formed the foundation of Tolkien's masterpieces, his "mythology for England."Brand: University Press of Kentucky. J.R.R. Tolkien () was an English author best known for his high fantasy novels including The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit and others. Aside from being an author, Tolkien was also a poet, university professor and philologist.