The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion

The Lord of the Rings: A Reader's Companion

By Wayne G.; Scull, Christina Hammond

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd.
9780007556908
000755690X
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Pub Date: 2014-09-01 Pages: 976 Language: English Publisher: Harper Collins A unique companion to The Lord of the Rings which relates the textual history of the Nations Favourite Read; with a previously unpublished Guide to the Names in The Lord of the Rings. written by Tolkien himself In The Lord of the Rings:.. A Readers Companion internationally acclaimed scholars Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull examine Tolkiens masterpiece chapter by chapter. offering expert insights into its evolution. structure. and meaning They discuss important influences on its development. connections between that work and other writings by Tolkien. errors and inconsistencies. significant changes to the text. and archaic and unusual words used by Tolkien. Thousands of notes. keyed to standard editions of The Lord of the Rings but universally accessible. reveal the richness and complexity of on...