Download e-book for iPad: 'A Mighty Matter of Legend’: Tolkien's Rohirrim. A Source by Peri Sipahi

By Peri Sipahi

ISBN-10: 3828838324

ISBN-13: 9783828838321

J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the jewelry is likely one of the hottest works of fiction of the 20th century and past. it's been offered over a hundred million instances in several nations world wide and has been translated into greater than 30 languages. one of many components liable for its acceptance is the sensation that the tale is greater than simply delusion. Peri Sipahi attempts to get a grip at the subject matters and references 'simmering underneath the surface’, utilizing the instance of the Rohirrim – their language and society – and Tolkien’s personal rules of what a very good tale is like. students commonly agree that the Rohirrim are to a better half modelled after the Anglo-Saxons. but, what precisely makes the folks of Rohan resemble the Anglo-Saxons, and what adjustments might be found?

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