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Author Flieger, Verlyn, 1933-

Title Interrupted music : the making of Tolkien's mythology / Verlyn Flieger.

Published Kent, Ohio : Kent State University Press, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  823.912 TOLKIEN/ FLIE    DUE 12-11-19
Physical description xv, 172 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-161) and index.
Contents 1. The motives -- 2. The models -- 3. Points of view : whose myth is it? -- 4. The tradition -- 5. The artifice -- 6. The otherworld -- 7. An unfinished symphony.
Summary "In Interrupted Music Flieger attempts to illuminate the structure of Tolkien's work, allowing the reader to appreciate its broad, overarching design and its careful, painstaking construction. In addition, Flieger reviews attempts at myth-making in the history of English literature by Spenser, Milton, and Blake as well as by Joyce and Yeats. She reflects on the important differences between Tolkien and his predecessors and even more between Tolkien and his contemporaries."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- Mythology.
Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- England.
Literature and folklore -- England -- History -- 20th century.
Mythology in literature.
Myth in literature.
England -- In literature.
ISBN 0873388240 (paperback: alk. paper)