The Resource Plants of Middle-earth: : Botany and Sub-creation, (electronic resource)

Plants of Middle-earth: : Botany and Sub-creation, (electronic resource)

Label
Plants of Middle-earth: : Botany and Sub-creation
Title
Plants of Middle-earth:
Title remainder
Botany and Sub-creation
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Beautifully illustrated with dozens of original full-color and black-and-white drawings, The Plants of Middle-earth connects readers visually to the world of Middle-earth, its cultures and characters and the scenes of their adventures. Tolkien's use of flowers, herbs, trees, and other flora creates verisimilitude in Middle-earth, with the flora serving important narrative functions. This botanical tour through Middle-earth increases appreciation of Tolkien's contribution as preserver and transmitter of English cultural expression, provides a refreshing and enlivening perspective for approaching and experiencing Tolkien's text, and allows readers to observe his artistry as sub-creator and his imaginative life as medievalist, philologist, scholar, and gardener. The Plants of Middle-earth draws on biography, literary sources, and cultural history and is unique in using botany as the focal point for examining the complex network of elements that comprise Tolkien's creation. Each chapter includes the plants description, uses, history, and lore, which frequently lead to their thematic and interpretive implications. The book will appeal to general readers, students, and teachers of Tolkien as well as to those with an interest in plant lore and botanical illustration
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hazell, Dinah
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Fantasy fiction, English
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Plants in literature
  • Electronic books
Target audience
adult
Label
Plants of Middle-earth: : Botany and Sub-creation, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752085
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11752085
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11752085
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11752085
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Plants of Middle-earth: : Botany and Sub-creation, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11752085
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11752085
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11752085
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11752085
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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