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Title A Tolkien compass : including J.R.R. Tolkien's Guide to the names in The lord of the rings / edited by Jared Lobdell ; [cover art by Darrell K. Sweet].
Published New York : Ballantine Books, 1980, c1975.
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 Special Collections & Archives  PR6039.O32 Z69 1980    IN LIBRARY
Description 216 p. ; 18 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Note "A Del Rey book."
Contents Gollum's character transformation in The hobbit / Bonniejean Christensen -- The psychological journey of Bilbo Baggins / Dorothy Matthews -- The fairy-tale morality of The lord of the rings / Walter Scheps -- The corruption of power / Agnes Perkins and Helen Hill -- Everyclod and Everyhero: the image of man in Tolkien / Deborah C. Rogers -- The interlace structure of The lord of the rings / Richard C. West -- Narrative pattern in The fellowship of the ring / David M. Miller -- "The scouring of the shire": Tolkien's view of fascism / Robert Plank -- Hell and the city: Tolkien and the traditions of Western literature / Charles A. Huttar -- Aspects of the paradisiacal in Tolkien's work / U. Milo Kaufmann -- Guide to the names in The lord of the rings / J.R.R. Tolkien.
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Related Names Lobdell, Jared, 1937-
Collection Title Milt Stevens Science Fiction Collection.
ISBN 0345288556 (pbk.)
9780345288554 (pbk.)
OCLC number 6621636