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Tolkien On Fairy-Stories - Flieger, Verlyn, and Anderson, Douglas A.
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A new expanded edition of Tolkien's most famous, and most important essay, which defined his conception of fantasy as a literary form, and which led to the writing of The Lord of the Rings. Accompanied by a critical study of the history and writing of the text. J.R.R. Tolkien's "On Fairy-stories" is his most-studied and most-quoted essay, an exemplary personal statement of his views on the role of imagination in literature, and an intellectual tour de force vital for understanding Tolkien's achievement in the ...

Tolkien On Fairy-Stories 2014, HarperCollins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007582914

Mass-market paperback