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JRR Tolkien: Author of the century by T A Shippey DAISY audio book

Product code: 807014
£9.99

by T A Shippey. This is a DAISY Made to Order book and is packaged in a clear DVD case. Read by volunteers. On one structured CD, it lasts 19 hours 58 minutes.

Description

Following the unprecedented and universal acclaim for The Lord of the Rings, the respected academic and world-renowned Tolkien scholar, Professor Tom Shippey, presents us with a fascinating and informed companion to the world of J.R.R. Tolkien, in particular focusing on The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion. Taking issue with the uninformed criticism that has often been levelled at Tolkien and fantasy in general, Professor Shippey offers a new approach to Tolkien, to fantasy and to the importance of language in literature, and demonstrates how his books form part of a live and continuing tradition of storytelling that can trace its roots back through Grimm's Fairy Tales to the Elder Edda and Beowulf.

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