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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Tolkien, J. R. R. -- 1892-1973 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. -- 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- Music,
  • Tolkien, J. R. R. -- 1892-1973 -- Knowledge -- Middle Ages,
  • Music in literature,
  • Fantasy fiction, English -- Medieval influences,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesMusic in Tolkien
Statementedited by Bradford Lee Eden.
ContributionsEden, Bradford Lee.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6039.O32 Z6964 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24110139M
ISBN 109780786448142
LC Control Number2010006922
OCLC/WorldCa496959666

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About the Book. The twentieth century witnessed a dramatic rise in fantasy writing and few works became as popular or have endured as long as the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien. Surprisingly, little critical attention has been paid to the presence of music in his novels. This collection of essays explores the multitude of musical-literary allusions. The twentieth century witnessed a dramatic rise in fantasy writing and few works became as popular or have endured as long as the novels of J.R.R. Tolkien. Surprisingly, little critical attention has been paid to the presence of music in his novels. This collection of essays explores the multitude of musical-literary allusions and themes intertwined throughout Tolkien's body of . Bradford Lee Eden’s Middle-earth Minstrel begins by recognizing what Eden sees as a glaring error in Tolkien scholarship: while music and musical allusions arguably play a large role in Tolkien’s presentation and creation of Middle-earth, and throughout his work in general, precious little scholarly or critical attention has been paid to their roles and functions.   The two great forms of exposition in Middle-earth were story-telling and song. But though everyone seems to like a good story or song, there is little evidence of professional development for either form of exposition. In fact, only two professional minstrels are mentioned in The Lord of the Rings.

  Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien is a collection of essays about music in Middle-earth, edited by Bradford Lee Eden.   As I wrote a few weeks ago, Brad Eden’s new collection, Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien, is now available for help you decide whether this is a book you’d like to add to your own collection, I’m happy to report that you can now read parts of it .   Middle-earth Minstrel now available According to Amazon, the release date is April 21 (next Wednesday), but the book is available now on the McFarland website. You might still want to (pre)order with Amazon, though, since the price of the book will qualify you for free shipping. Ordering direct from McFarland will cost you $4 more.   Levelling the minstrel was a breeze. At higher levels you gain some more heals, bubbles which absorb damage, AOE damage skills, threat-reducing skills and a combat resurrection. From Moria onwards, you will be able to get legendary melee weapons and a music book that goes in your class slot.

Middle-Earth Books show list info. This is a complete list of books set in the fictional fantasy world of Middle-Earth, as devised by J.R.R Tolkien and continued by Christopher Tolkien, including the widely popular Hobbit and Lord of the Rings. users views. This book explores the multitude of musical-literary allusions and themes that are intertwined throughout the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, including how his scholarly work with medieval poetry affected the creation, development, and characters in his mythology of Middle-earth --Provided by publisher. (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. books based on 82 votes: The Hobbit, or There and Back Again by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King. by Eden, Bradford Lee (Edt) This book explores the multitude of musical-literary allusions and themes that are intertwined throughout the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, including how his scholarly work with medieval poetry affected the creation, development, and characters in his mythology of Middle-earth --Provided by publisher.