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Author Drout, Michael D. C., 1968-

Title Tolkien and the West [electronic resource] : reclaiming Europe's lost literary tradition / Michael D.C. Drout.

Imprint Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books ; [Prince Frederick, Md.] : [Distributed by] OneClick Digital, 2012, p2012.


Description 1 sound file (ca. 4 hr., 30 min.) : digital.
Series The Modern scholar
Modern scholar.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Requires OneClick Digital Media Manager.
System requirements: 200 MB of free disk space, 512 MB of RAM, Windows Installer 3.1, Microsoft .NET Framework 4 (x86 and x64), Windows Media Player 10 QA.
Note Downloadable audio file.
Title from title screen (viewed August 20, 2012).
Access Access restricted to subscribing institutions.
Performer Lecture given by Michael D.C. Drout.
Note Release date supplied by publisher.
Recording originally produced by Crescite Group, LLC, p2012.
"8 lectures."
Form Downloadable applications available for access via iOS 4.0+ devices (iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch) and Android 2.1+ devices.
Summary Professor Michael D.C. Drout takes listeners on a literary journey, exploring Tolkien's most celebrated writings, while explaining the techniques and themes, to show how Tolkien crafted literary worlds that the reader cares desperately about and wishes to save.
Contents Introduction: Tolkien and the West -- The development of technique: The hobbit -- A western world worth saving: The fellowship of the ring -- Ruins and the ruined: The two towers -- Leavening joy with sadness: The return of the king -- The beauty of sorrow: The silmarillion -- Real scholarship about imaginary things: the appendices and unfinished tales -- Further west than West: beyond the books.
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Lord of the rings.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Hobbit.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Silmarillion.
Fantasy fiction, English -- History and criticism.
Genre/Form Audiobooks.
Added Author Recorded Books, LLC.
Crescite Group, LLC.
Other Form: Compact disc version: Drout, Michael D. C., 1968- Tolkien and the West. Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, [2012], p2012. 9781464047053 (CtWfDGI)ruc90000111
ISBN 9781464047411
Music No. Z05490 Recorded Books

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