May 31, 2020
Tolkien in the Land of Heroes: Discovering the Human Spirit
Posted by Anne C. Petty J. Stein

Anne Petty explores why J.R.R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publication of J.R.R Tolkein s The Lord of the Rings, his books are still tremendously popular and sparking widespread interest In Tolkien in the Land of Heroes, expert Anne Petty dAnne Petty explores why J.R.R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publication of J.R.R Tolkein s The Lord of the Rings, his books are still tremendously popular and sparking widespread interest In Tolkien in the Land of Heroes, expert Anne Petty discusses the elemental themes infused throughout Tolkien s fantasy fiction power, love, evil, redemption, courage and why they remain relevant, fascinating issues today.

  • Title: Tolkien in the Land of Heroes: Discovering the Human Spirit
  • Author: Anne C. Petty J. Stein
  • ISBN: 9781892975997
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Tolkien in the Land of Heroes Discovering the Human Spirit Anne Petty explores why J R R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publicatio

    Joseph D. Walch

    This has been sitting on my nightstand for a couple of months and was a quite enjoyable read for me It was the subject matter and the critical analysis of the themes and rivulets of thought that comprise Tolkien s literary legendarium that was most interesting to me The author presents her analysis of the core themes of the fall of humanity, despair, hope, and heroism in the face of unqualified optimism that extends from his legendarium into our modern world It is also a useful cliff notes for T [...]


    FSU Alumni

    Anne C Petty B.A 66, M.A 69, Ph.D 72



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