Tolkien's Mythology for England: A Middle-Earth Companion
Edmund WainwrightISBN: 189828136X;
Contains information about Tolkien's life and work. Tolkien was concerned that much of early English mythology had been lost. He set out to create a new mythology for England which drew on early sources. Most of the book focuses on The Lord of the Rings and shows how Tolkien used his knowledge of Anglo-Saxon and Norse literature and language to shape his plots and characters.
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