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General Criticism: The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s Work as a Whole

General Criticism: The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s Work as a Whole The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2013 sen wrote the commentary for the interview’s publication as “A Recollection of Tolkien Ma ” (llorn 54: 40–42). Father Hanlon gave Communion to Tolkien several days a week. His most specic m fi ­em ory is of Tolkien’s insistence, ev a e fn ter the vernacular reforms of V ­ ati can II, of praying in Latin, a personal practice that other friends of Tolkien’s noted, as Thomsen mentions. Hanlon has some genera ­ l ob servations on Tolkien’s distaste for fame and describes his ove ­ rall im pression of Tolkien as “a man of i mmense dignity and power and erudition ., . . very deep in his religion and his faith” (41–42). General Criticism: The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s Work as a Whole [Jason Fisher] Christopher Scarf searches out The Ideal of Kingship in the Writings of Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Divine Kingship Is Reflected in Middle- earth (Cambridge, UK: James Clarke, 2013), of which part 3, chapters 9–11, deals specic fi ally with Tolkien. While Scarf points out many common views on ideal kingship among the three Inklings (e.g., that ideal kings are representatives of http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Tolkien Studies West Virginia University Press

General Criticism: The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s Work as a Whole

Tolkien Studies , Volume 13 – Dec 14, 2016

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The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2013 sen wrote the commentary for the interview’s publication as “A Recollection of Tolkien Ma ” (llorn 54: 40–42). Father Hanlon gave Communion to Tolkien several days a week. His most specic m fi ­em ory is of Tolkien’s insistence, ev a e fn ter the vernacular reforms of V ­ ati can II, of praying in Latin, a personal practice that other friends of Tolkien’s noted, as Thomsen mentions. Hanlon has some genera ­ l ob servations on Tolkien’s distaste for fame and describes his ove ­ rall im pression of Tolkien as “a man of i mmense dignity and power and erudition ., . . very deep in his religion and his faith” (41–42). General Criticism: The Lord of the Rings and Tolkien’s Work as a Whole [Jason Fisher] Christopher Scarf searches out The Ideal of Kingship in the Writings of Charles Williams, C. S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien: Divine Kingship Is Reflected in Middle- earth (Cambridge, UK: James Clarke, 2013), of which part 3, chapters 9–11, deals specic fi ally with Tolkien. While Scarf points out many common views on ideal kingship among the three Inklings (e.g., that ideal kings are representatives of

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Published: Dec 14, 2016

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