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The Resource 3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien : an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer, Gary Raymond ; foreword by John Howe

3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien : an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer, Gary Raymond ; foreword by John Howe

Label
3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien : an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer
Title
3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien
Title remainder
an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer
Statement of responsibility
Gary Raymond ; foreword by John Howe
Title variation
Three-minute J.R.R. Tolkien
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As Peter Jackson's cinematic hobbits set forth, 3-Minute Tolkien celebrates the enduring influence of the world's most revered fantasy writer. It offers a readable, absorbing structure, dividing J.R.R. Tolkien's life and cultural contribution into 60 neat portions, every one digestible in a mere three minutes: 20 mini-sections each on Life, Work and Influence. From a childhood inventing new languages in the sylvan landscape of the Severn valley, through a First World War that saw him witness the horrors of the Somme, to academic success founded on a passion for Old English tales ..
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Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
EBLCP
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Raymond, Gary
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Howe, John
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  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Authors, English
  • Authors, English
  • Fantasy literature, English
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Authors, English
  • Fantasy literature, English
Label
3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien : an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer, Gary Raymond ; foreword by John Howe
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; How the Book Works; Introduction; Chapter 1: Life; The Journey Begins; Childhood; School Years; First Verse; Adventures and Sagas; Oxford; Studying Myths; The Great War; A New Mythology; Oxford for Good; Teacher and Scholar; The Inklings; Oxford Life; The Stories; Writing The Hobbit; The Children's Author; Wartime in Oxford; The Trilogy; Success; The Final Journey; Timeline; Glossary; Chapter 2: Works; The Hobbit; An Unexpected Party; Slaying the Dragon; Bilbo and the World; The "Sequel"; The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers
  • The Return of the KingThe All-Conquering Frodo; Heroes; Villains; Monsters; Mythology; Magic and Religion; Middle-earth; The Silmarillion; Shorter Works; The Writer's Concerns; The Academic; After Tolkien; Timeline; Glossary; Chapter 3: Influence; Enduring Popularity; A Classic Work; High Fantasy; A Growing Genre; Wizards and Dragons; The Lord of the Rings Movies; The Making of The Lord of the Rings; Winning Oscars; Peter Jackson's The Hobbit; The Making of The Hobbit; Tolkien's Infl uence on Movies; Music; Fantasy Art; Fans and Conventions; Role-Playing Fantasy Games
  • Role-Playing Computer GamesOther Worlds; Language; Conservation and Landscape; Legacy of Life and Works; Timeline; Glossary; 3-Minute Summary; resorce; Index; Acknowledgments
Control code
870599675
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782400233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
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320af409-7fb4-4090-91fe-4e8a649964e9
Publisher number
MWT11412667
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870599675
Label
3-Minute J.R.R. Tolkien : an unauthorised biography of the world's most revered fantasy writer, Gary Raymond ; foreword by John Howe
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; How the Book Works; Introduction; Chapter 1: Life; The Journey Begins; Childhood; School Years; First Verse; Adventures and Sagas; Oxford; Studying Myths; The Great War; A New Mythology; Oxford for Good; Teacher and Scholar; The Inklings; Oxford Life; The Stories; Writing The Hobbit; The Children's Author; Wartime in Oxford; The Trilogy; Success; The Final Journey; Timeline; Glossary; Chapter 2: Works; The Hobbit; An Unexpected Party; Slaying the Dragon; Bilbo and the World; The "Sequel"; The Fellowship of the Ring; The Two Towers
  • The Return of the KingThe All-Conquering Frodo; Heroes; Villains; Monsters; Mythology; Magic and Religion; Middle-earth; The Silmarillion; Shorter Works; The Writer's Concerns; The Academic; After Tolkien; Timeline; Glossary; Chapter 3: Influence; Enduring Popularity; A Classic Work; High Fantasy; A Growing Genre; Wizards and Dragons; The Lord of the Rings Movies; The Making of The Lord of the Rings; Winning Oscars; Peter Jackson's The Hobbit; The Making of The Hobbit; Tolkien's Infl uence on Movies; Music; Fantasy Art; Fans and Conventions; Role-Playing Fantasy Games
  • Role-Playing Computer GamesOther Worlds; Language; Conservation and Landscape; Legacy of Life and Works; Timeline; Glossary; 3-Minute Summary; resorce; Index; Acknowledgments
Control code
870599675
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (249 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782400233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
320af409-7fb4-4090-91fe-4e8a649964e9
Publisher number
MWT11412667
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)870599675

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