Tolkien and the Classical World

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Tolkien and the Classical World, kansi. Kansikuva: Jay Johnstone[1] Kuva: Walking Tree Publishers

Tolkien and the Classical World on tammikuussa 2021 Cormarë Series -julkaisusarjassa (n:o 45) ilmestynyt, Hamish Williamsin toimittama kokoelma esseitä, jotka käsittelevät klassisen epiikan, mytologian, runouden, historian, filosofian ja draaman sekä klassisten kielten vaikutusta Tolkienin kirjallisuuteen.[2]

Sisällys

  • Hamish Williams: Editor's Notes

INTRODUCTION

  • Hamish Williams: Classical Tradition, Modern Fantasy, and the Generic Contracts of Readers

SECTION 1: CLASSICAL LIVES AND HISTORIES

  • Hamish Williams: Tolkien the Classicist: Scholar and Thinker
  • Ross Clare: Greek and Roman Historiographies in Tolkien's Númenor

SECTION 2: ANCIENT EPIC AND MYTH

  • Giuseppe Pezzini: The Gods in (Tolkien's) Epic: Classical Patterns of Divine Interaction
  • Benjamin Eldon Stevens: Middle-earth as Underworld: From Katabasis to Eucatastrophe
  • Austin M. Freeman: Pietas and the Fall of the City: A Neglected Virgilian Influence on Middle-earth's Chief Virtue
  • Peter Astrup Sundt: The Love Story of Orpheus and Eurydice in Tolkien's Orphic Middle-earth

SECTION 3: IN DIALOGUE WITH THE GREEK PHILOSOPHERS

  • Michael Kleu: Plato's Atlantis and the Post-Platonic Tradition in Tolkien's Downfall of Númenor
  • Łukasz Neubauer: Less Consciously at First but More Consciously in the Revision: Plato's Ring of Gyges as a Putative Source of Inspiration for Tolkien's Ring of Power
  • Julian Eilmann: Horror and Fury: J.R.R. Tolkien's The Children of Húrin and the Aristotelian Theory of Tragedy

SECTION 4: AROUND THE BORDERS OF THE CLASSICAL WORLD

  • Philip Burton: "Eastwards and Southwards": Philological and Historical Perspectives on Tolkien and Classicism
  • Richard Z. Gallant: The Noldorization of the Edain: The Roman-Germani Paradigm for the Noldor and Edain in Tolkien's Migration Era
  • Juliette Harrisson: "Escape and Consolation": Gondor as the Ancient Mediterranean and Rohan as the Germanic World in The Lord of the Rings

SECTION 5: SHORTER REMARKS AND OBSERVATIONS

AFTERWORD

Bibliografisia tietoja

Tolkien and the Classical World / edited by Hamish Williams. – [Zollikofen] : Walking Tree Publishers, 2021. – 414 s.[3] – (Cormarë Series ; 45)
ISBN 978-3-905703-45-0 (nid.).

Viitteet

  1. Tolkien and the Classical World : cover (Walking Tree Publishers; luettu 7.2.2021).
  2. Tolkien and the Classical World (Walking Tree Publishers; luettu 7.2.2021).
  3. Sivumäärä kustantajan ilmoituksen mukaan; Amazon.com-sivusto antaa sivumääräksi 458 sivua (Tolkien and the Classical World (Cormarë) Paperback – January 16, 2021, Amazon.com; luettu 7.2.2021).

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