Tolkien in the Land of Heroes: Discovering the Human Spirit

Tolkien in the Land of Heroes Discovering the Human Spirit Anne Petty explores why J R R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publicatio

  • Title: Tolkien in the Land of Heroes: Discovering the Human Spirit
  • Author: Anne C. Petty J. Stein
  • ISBN: 9781892975997
  • Page: 328
  • Format: Paperback
  • Anne Petty explores why J.R.R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publication of J.R.R Tolkein s The Lord of the Rings, his books are still tremendously popular and sparking widespread interest In Tolkien in the Land of Heroes, expert Anne Petty dAnne Petty explores why J.R.R Tolkien s works continue to resonate with new generations of readers as she reveals the underlying themes of his timeless classics Nearly fifty years after the publication of J.R.R Tolkein s The Lord of the Rings, his books are still tremendously popular and sparking widespread interest In Tolkien in the Land of Heroes, expert Anne Petty discusses the elemental themes infused throughout Tolkien s fantasy fiction power, love, evil, redemption, courage and why they remain relevant, fascinating issues today.

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    About " Anne C. Petty J. Stein "

  • Anne C. Petty J. Stein

    Writer, editor, publisher, anime manga addict Tastes run toward the dark side.Anne Petty Ph.D in English, Florida State University has over 30 years experience in the wordsmithing field as teacher, author, editor, and publisher.Anne explores myth, legend, and the world of J.R.R Tolkien in her online blog and her published non fiction writing Tolkien in the Land of Heroes 2005, a Mythopoeic Society Award Finalist , Dragons of Fantasy 2nd ed 2008 , and One Ring to Bind Them All 2nd ed 2001 Chapters in anthologies include contributions to Modern Critical Views 2000 Tolkien Studies 2004 More People s Guide to J R R Tolkien 2005 Tolkien and Shakespeare 2007 Good Dragons Are Rare 2009 and Light Beyond All Shadow 2011 Anne also writes dark urban fantasy horror fiction The first novel in her Wandjina series was Thin Line Between 2005 , and the follow up novel, Shaman s Blood, is due out later in 2011 Recent short stories include The Veritas Experience published in The Best Horror, Fantasy, Science Fiction of 2009 Absent Willow Review Another story, Blade, received Honorable Mention in AWR s 2010 Best Horror, Fantasy, SciFi competition Anne is an active member of the Horror Writers Association, the Science Fiction Fantasy Writers of America, the Mythopoeic Society, and the Tolkien Society She is a founding member of the Tallahassee Writers Association and is a regular presenter at writers conferences and pop culture conventions such as Dragon Con in Atlanta In 2006, she founded Kitsune Books, a small press specializing in literary novels, short story collections, book length poetry collections, and literary criticism Kitsune Books authors have won Gold, Silver, and Bronze awards from the Florida Book Awards and the Florida Publishers Association.

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  • This has been sitting on my nightstand for a couple of months and was a quite enjoyable read for me. It was the subject matter and the critical analysis of the themes and rivulets of thought that comprise Tolkien's literary legendarium that was most interesting to me. The author presents her analysis of the core themes of the fall of humanity, despair, hope, and heroism in the face of unqualified optimism that extends from his legendarium into our modern world. It is also a useful cliff-notes fo [...]



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