'A Mighty Matter of Legend’: Tolkien's Rohirrim. A Source by Peri Sipahi PDF

By Peri Sipahi

ISBN-10: 3828838324

ISBN-13: 9783828838321

J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the jewelry is likely one of the preferred works of fiction of the 20th century and past. it's been offered over a hundred million instances in several nations worldwide and has been translated into greater than 30 languages. one of many components accountable for its acceptance is the sensation that the tale is greater than simply myth. Peri Sipahi attempts to get a grip at the issues and references 'simmering underneath the surface’, utilizing the instance of the Rohirrim – their language and society – and Tolkien’s personal rules of what an outstanding tale is like. students extensively agree that the Rohirrim are to a better half modelled after the Anglo-Saxons. but, what precisely makes the folk of Rohan resemble the Anglo-Saxons, and what changes could be found?

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