Tolkien, Race and Cultural History by Dimitri Fimi
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Tolkien, Race and Cultural History
By Dimitri Fimi

Tolkien, Race and Cultural History

From Fairies to Hobbits

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Tolkien, Race and Cultural History by Dimitri Fimi

Book Awards

  • Shortlisted for Katharine Briggs Folklore Award 2009.

Book Description

Fimi explores the evolution of Tolkien's mythology throughout his lifetime by examining how it changed as a result of his life story and contemporary cultural and intellectual history. This new approach and scope brings to light neglected aspects of Tolkien's imaginative vision and contextualises his fiction.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230219519
ISBN-10: 0230219519
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 20-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom


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Author Biography - Dimitri Fimi

DIMITRA FIMI lectures in English Literature at the University of Wales Institute, Cardiff (UWIC). Her research interests include the history of fantasy literature, folklore and popular culture, literary adaptations, and the interaction between literature and visual culture.

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