The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2015

The Year's Work in Tolkien Studies 2015 The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2015 David Bratman, J ason Fisher, J ohn Wm. Houghton, John Magoun, Robin Anne Reid Introduction [David Bratman] cocriticism, described last year as a growth field in Tolki-en stud E ies (“The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2014,” Tolkien Stu 14 die s [2017]: 211), continued to flourish in 2015, in the form of an anthology in the field, Representations of Nature in Middle-earth, edited by Martin Simonson (Zurich: Walking Tree, 2015) and several other articles on closely related topics. Similarly, gender studies, another field of Tolkien studies that’s been around for a while but is attracting new interest, proved both its venerability and its currency with t-he publica tion of Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J.R.R. Tolkien , edited by Janet Brennan Croft and Leslie A. Donovan (Altadena, CA: Mythopoeic Press, 2015), a book containing seven new essays and seven reprints, most of the latter from the decade of the 2000s, though the two most important (mentioned in the writeup on the book) date from 1992 and 1984. Here, also, the topic’s papers spread beyond the anthology. Croft and Donovan each also edited one other important theme http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Tolkien Studies West Virginia University Press

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The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2015 David Bratman, J ason Fisher, J ohn Wm. Houghton, John Magoun, Robin Anne Reid Introduction [David Bratman] cocriticism, described last year as a growth field in Tolki-en stud E ies (“The Year’s Work in Tolkien Studies 2014,” Tolkien Stu 14 die s [2017]: 211), continued to flourish in 2015, in the form of an anthology in the field, Representations of Nature in Middle-earth, edited by Martin Simonson (Zurich: Walking Tree, 2015) and several other articles on closely related topics. Similarly, gender studies, another field of Tolkien studies that’s been around for a while but is attracting new interest, proved both its venerability and its currency with t-he publica tion of Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J.R.R. Tolkien , edited by Janet Brennan Croft and Leslie A. Donovan (Altadena, CA: Mythopoeic Press, 2015), a book containing seven new essays and seven reprints, most of the latter from the decade of the 2000s, though the two most important (mentioned in the writeup on the book) date from 1992 and 1984. Here, also, the topic’s papers spread beyond the anthology. Croft and Donovan each also edited one other important theme

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Published: Oct 27, 2018

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