Ents, Elves, And Eriador The Environmental Vision of J. R. R. Tolkien (Culture of the Land) by Matthew T. Dickerson

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Subjects:

  • Novels, other prose & writers: from c 1900 -,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • Human ecology in literature,
  • Ecology,
  • Nature,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Nature in literature,
  • Environmental Conservation & Protection - General,
  • Ecology in literature

Edition Notes

Book details

ContributionsJohn Elder (Foreword), Tom Shippey (Afterword)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022589M
ISBN 100813124182
ISBN 109780813124186

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No, I love it. This book is both broad and deep, and yet it remains both very readable and constantly interesting. It’s the sort of book that can only be written by someone who is a good reader of Elves books and culture.

Eriador was the large region in the north-west of Middle-earth, defined between Lindon and the Blue Mountains to the west and Rhovanion and the Misty Mountains to the east. It Elves inhabited by all the Free peoples of Middle-earth, being the location of many of the most important events of the Second and Third Ages.

By the end of the Third Age, its main inhabitants were Hobbits of the Shire. Lately I've been devoted to understanding climate change and meeting the challenge of putting Earth back on a course towards sustainability, so I was delighted to come across a book that explores the environmental themes in Tolkien's works.

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Matthew Dickerson and Jonathan Evans evaluate Tolkien's writing, especially his Middle-earth legendarium, in the context of modern environmental literature. Ents are a race of beings in J. Tolkien's fantasy world Middle-earth who closely resemble are similar to the talking trees in folklore around the world.

Their name is derived from the Anglo-Saxon word for giant. The Ents appear in The Lord of the Rings as ancient shepherds of the forest and allies of the free peoples of Middle-earth during the War of the of operations: Fangorn Forest. Bloggat om Ents, Elves, and Eriador Övrig information Matthew Dickerson, professor and member of the environmental studies program at Middlebury College, is the author or coauthor of several books, including Following Gandalf: Epic Battles and Moral Victory in the Lord of the Rings and From Homer to Harry Potter: A Handbook on Myth and Fantasy.

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The book is the perfect opportunity for fans of Middle-earth to enjoy some of Tolkien’s often overlooked yet most creative storytelling. With dragons and sand sorcerers, sea monsters and hobbits, knights and dwarves, this collection contains all the classic elements for Tolkien buffs of all ages.

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Tolkien" Created Date 6/11/ AMAuthor: Alf Siewers.The Elves have tales of teaching the trees and the Ents to talk: although the Ents were sentient beings at the time, they did not know how to speak until the Elves taught them.

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