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The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth for Dummies

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The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth for Dummies

Demystifies key players, their relationships, and their motivations Understand the mythology, characters, and themes of Middle-earth Don’t know Gollum from Gandalf? This plain-English guide helps you make sense of the creatures, language, geography, and richly detailed history of the fascinatin...
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The Origins of Tolkien's Middle-earth for Dummies

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Demystifies key players, their relationships, and their motivations Understand the mythology, characters, and themes of Middle-earth Don’t know Gollum from Gandalf? This plain-English g...
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Demystifies key players, their relationships, and their motivations Understand the mythology, characters, and themes of Middle-earth Don’t know Gollum from Gandalf? This plain-English guide helps you make sense of the creatures, language, geography, and richly detailed history of the fascinating world of Middle-earth. From the Shire to Mount Doom, from the hobbits to the Ringwraiths, you’ll discover the varied sources and inspirations behind Tolkien’s stories and comprehend the meanings that lie beneath the surface. Discover: <UL> <LI>The differences between the books and the movies</LI> <LI>The historical background of Middle-earth</LI> <LI>The origins of Tolkien’s mythology in European folklore </LI> <LI>Middle-earth’s diverse languages</LI> <LI>Why the Elves were Tolkien’s favorites</LI></UL> The Dummies Way <UL> <LI>Explanations in plain English</LI> <LI>"Get in, get out" information</LI> <LI>Icons and other navigational aids</LI> <LI>Tear-out cheat sheet</LI> <LI>Top ten lists</LI> <LI>A dash of humor and fun</LI></UL>

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Author

Greg Harvey

Format

Softcover

ISBN

9780764541865

Pages

360

Publication Date

10/10/2003

Publisher

For Dummies

Manufacturer

Hungry Minds Inc

Demystifies key players, their relationships, and their motivations Understand the mythology, characters, and themes of Middle-earth Don’t know Gollum from Gandalf? This plain-English guide helps you make sense of the creatures, language, geography, and richly detailed history of the fascinating world of Middle-earth. From the Shire to Mount Doom, from the hobbits to the Ringwraiths, you’ll discover the varied sources and inspirations behind Tolkien’s stories and comprehend the meanings that lie beneath the surface. Discover:
  • The differences between the books and the movies
  • The historical background of Middle-earth
  • The origins of Tolkien’s mythology in European folklore
  • Middle-earth’s diverse languages
  • Why the Elves were Tolkien’s favorites
The Dummies Way
  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun
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Demystifies key players, their relationships, and their motivations Understand the mythology, characters, and themes of Middle-earth Don’t know Gollum from Gandalf? This plain-English guide helps you make sense of the creatures, language, geography, and richly detailed history of the fascinating world of Middle-earth. From the Shire to Mount Doom, from the hobbits to the Ringwraiths, you’ll discover the varied sources and inspirations behind Tolkien’s stories and comprehend the meanings that lie beneath the surface. Discover:
  • The differences between the books and the movies
  • The historical background of Middle-earth
  • The origins of Tolkien’s mythology in European folklore
  • Middle-earth’s diverse languages
  • Why the Elves were Tolkien’s favorites
The Dummies Way
  • Explanations in plain English
  • "Get in, get out" information
  • Icons and other navigational aids
  • Tear-out cheat sheet
  • Top ten lists
  • A dash of humor and fun

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