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Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays
by McFarland

Source criticism--analysis of a writer's source material--has emerged as one of the most popular approaches in exploring the work of J.R.R. Tolkien.

This set of new essays by leading Tolkien scholars describes the theory and methodology for proper source criticism and provides practical demonstrations of the approach.

Tolkien and the Study of His Sources: Critical Essays
 
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