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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 ...

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Tolkien On Fairy-Stories 2014, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780007582914

Mass-market paperback