Lord of the Rings, The

Lord of the Rings, The

“feigned history” of the Hobbits; epic trilogy written by J. R. R. Tolkein. [Br. Lit.: Benét, 1013]
See: Fantasy
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He wrote The Lord of the Rings, the story of the struggle to destroy the ring, in the 1950s.
Nor do many people know that 113 years ago the author of The Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, and many other works of fantasy was born not in England but in Bloemfontein, South Africa.
Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings, the question of how that work can be read and taught is timely as ever.
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In The Lord of the Rings, the sequence in which the protagonists most intensely experience Faeiran drama is when they look in Galadriel's mirror.
It might be added that this is undoubtedly true of Middle-earth as well: even with its 'joyous turn' in The Lord of the Rings, the extended denouement of the novel evokes the sense of the mere fleeting respite from evil, more evidence that the imaginary world stands on terra firma.
English novelist and scholar who achieved fame with his richly inventive epic trilogy Lord of the Rings, The (1954-56).
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