Tolkien warned them that he wrote quite slowly, and responded with several stories he had already developed.
Tolkien as well as any critic. Now, two decades after that first study, Shippey has produced a critical work which attempts to establish Tolkien as the most influential author of the last century. The evidence is not hard to locate. The Hobbit has sold more than forty million copies since it was published inThe Lord of the Rings over fifty million copies since it appeared in three volumes in and If Tolkien did not create the heroic fantasy genre, the fantasy trilogy he produced in The Lord of the Rings has become a standard form, and hundreds of writers have sought to emulate his success.
Shippey argues that the dominant literary mode of the twentieth century has in fact been fantasy. Le Guin, and William Golding have all used elements of the fantastic.
Put another way, only fantasy can convey some of the catastrophic and horrific history of that century. If Tolkien was not there first, he created a more comprehensive and coherent fantasy world than any of his predecessors—or followers.
His Oxford colleague and friend C. White explored it thoroughly inThe Sword and the Stone and other Arthurian romances. Tolkien even created the languages and drew the maps and accompanying illustrations.
He uncovered, or reconstructed, the world behind fairy tales. Few of the consumers of J. Tolkien should be considered the most influential writer of the twentieth century, Shippey argues, not only because of the breadth and coherence of his vision, but because he was immersed in this medieval fantasy The entire section is 1, words.
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Tolkien's Prose Style and its Literary and Rhetorical Effects Michael D. C. Drout While J.R.R. Tolkien's prose style in The Lord of the Rings has been both attacked and defended, its details have seldom been analyzed in terms of specific aesthetic effects.
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