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Author Parsons, Deke, 1971- author.

Title J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard and the birth of modern fantasy / Deke Parsons.

Publication Info. Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2015].
© 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    823.912 PAR    Available
Description ix, 188 pages ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy ; 47
Critical explorations in science fiction and fantasy ; 47.
Summary "The birth of modern fantasy in 1930s Britain and America saw the development of new literary and film genres. The work of extraordinary people who lived in an extraordinary decade, this modern fantasy canon still provides source material for the most successful literary and film franchises of the 21st century"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction -- J.R.R. Tolkien (1892/1973) -- The Lord of the Rings -- Robert E. Howard (1906/1936) -- Conan -- Superman -- The inheritors -- Conclusion.
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Howard, Robert E. (Robert Ervin), 1906-1936 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Fantasy fiction, American -- History and criticism.
Fantasy films -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780786495375 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786495375 (softcover : alk. paper)
9781476617497 (ebook)
Standard No. 40024316170

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