Tolkien and Me – by Tom Shippey

by Jun 18, 2001Lord of the Rings (Movies)

Tolkien scholar Professor Tom Shippey, author of J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century, sees Tolkien’s work as “a deeply serious response to what will be seen in the end as the major issue of his century: the origin and nature of evil,” and places Tolkien firmly in the great tradition of 20th-century literature. To read his essay for Borders.com, in which he discusses his connections with Tolkien and his part in shaping the critical debate over Tolkien’s work, CLICK HERE.

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