Tolkien: Author of the Century is a work of literary criticism written by Tom Shippey. It is about the work of .
Tolkien: Author of the Century is a work of literary criticism written by Tom Shippey. In it, Shippey argues for the relevance of Tolkien today and attempts to firmly establish Tolkien's literary merits. The Road to Middle-earth, an earlier Shippey book on Tolkien.
Tom Shippey taught at Oxford University at the same time as . This book is really an exceptionally well-written view of JRR Tolkien. Tolkien and with the same syllabus, which gives him an intimate familiarity with the works that fueled Tolkien's imagination. As a dedicated Tolkien fan, I read just about everything by and about him, and Shippey's insightful angle of learning about him by studying what he wrote and why is wonderfully interesting, and different from the standard biography that Tolkien so hated.
Shippey also discusses Tolkien's ancient sources. I'm familiar with a few of them (Beowulf, some other The title of this book is not as overblown as it sounds; Shippey is making the case for Tolkien as "an author of the century, the twentieth century, responding to the issues and the anxieties of that century. When Harold Bloom is forced to address the title of your book when writing a literary critique of The Lord of the Rings, regardless of the entire content of your book, you have truly accomplished something. I've recently started digging into the discourse which surrounds . Tolkien as I slowly plow through The Lord of the Rings for the second time in my life.
Tolkien scholar, Professor Tom Shippey, presents us with a fascinating and informed companion to the world of .
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 . Tolkien, in particular focusing on The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion.
he „rst made in The Road to Middle-earth, but he also supplements these. arguments with new approaches and with material he has published. over the last „fteen years in journals, conference proceedings and essay. In what is probably a bow to market pressures (Author of the. Century is published by Harper Collins in England and Houghton Mif‰in. in the United States< the book has no foot- or end-notes and clearly aims. Shippey shows, on Tolkien&s reconstruction of a possible meaning for the. disputed Middle English word ^^wodwos&& in Sir Gawain and the Green.
Shippey presents a unique argument to explain the nature of evil and gives readers a compelling insight into the . Recent polls have consistently declared that . Tolkien is "the most influential author of the century" and THE LORD OF THE RINGS is "the book of the century.
Shippey presents a unique argument to explain the nature of evil and gives readers a compelling insight into the complicated interweaving of many strands as the narrative moves between characters and into the remarkable skill behind the construction of such a rich and complex story.
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Those authors of the twentieth century who have spoken most powerfully to and for their contemporaries have for . Tolkien furthermore had distinguished predecessors in the previous century.
Those authors of the twentieth century who have spoken most powerfully to and for their contemporaries have for some reason found it necessary to use the metaphoric mode of fantasy, to write about worlds and creatures which we know do not exist, whether Tolkien’s ‘Middle-earth’, Orwell’s ‘Ingsoc’, the remote islands of Golding and Wells, or the Martians and Tralfa-madorians.
Tolkien: Author of the Century (ISBN 0-618-25759-4) is the second major work of Tolkien scholarship by Tom Shippey, published in 2000 by Houghton Mifflin. It is a study of facets of The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, The Silmarillion in contexts of the era . Tolkien conceived them in. Shippey makes argumentation for Tolkien and his works' distinguished places above their contemporaries.