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The House of the Wolfings: The William Morris Book that Inspired J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 91,520. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2008. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Historical
In a 1960 letter, J. R. R. Tolkien referred to The Lord of the Rings when he wrote, “The Dead Marshes and the approaches to the Morannon owe something to Northern France after the Battle of the Somme. They owe more to William Morris and his Huns and Romans, as in The House of the Wolfings or The Roots of the Mountains.” With a foreword and introduction, this is the text of that classic tale.
Masculinity in Tolkien
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,240. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Gender studies
In Masculinity in Tolkien, Rost argues that despite Tolkien's often conservative views when it comes to sex and gender, a closer look at how masculinity is performed in his works actually shows the social criticism hidden within, the rejection of the heroic code and the search for a hero and a masculinity which is built on love and loyalty, not the excess of courage and pride of heroic poetry.
The Shire: Glendalf's Guide to Cultivating Your Future Self
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Price: Free! Words: 55,520. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012 by Dr. Glen Swartwout. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
By Glen Swartwout The Shire is a real place, and it really is in Middle-earth, on the verdant slopes of the most active volcano on the planet. This book is the visionary founder's introduction to the magic and mystery of the location and the potent elemental energies it brings to life. Glendalf offers an insightful look at some of the follies of modern culture, and solutions from Elven science.
Watching The Lord of the Rings With God
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,720. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Church / General
“Watching ‘The Lord of the Rings’ With God” will open your eyes to the symbolism, allegorical aspects, and subtle wonders of Middle-earth in a way you never expected… as you watch the franchise with God at your side.