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The Keys of Middle-earth

Discovering Medieval Literature Through the Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien

  • Stuart Lee
  • Elizabeth Solopova

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Stuart Lee, Elizabeth Solopova
    Pages 1-1
  3. Stuart Lee, Elizabeth Solopova
    Pages 2-67
  4. Stuart Lee, Elizabeth Solopova
    Pages 68-70
  5. Stuart Lee, Elizabeth Solopova
    Pages 71-355
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 356-380

About this book

Introduction

A comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth. Using key episodes in The Silmarillion , The Hobbit , and The Lord of the Rings , medieval texts are presented in their original language with translations. Essential for those who wish to delve deeper into the background to Tolkien's mythology.

Keywords

English literature fiction medieval literature Middle Ages Ovid

Authors and affiliations

  • Stuart Lee
    • 1
  • Elizabeth Solopova
    • 1
  1. 1.University of OxfordUK

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