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The Resource The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien

Label
The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings
Title
The fellowship of the ring
Title remainder
being the first part of The lord of the rings
Statement of responsibility
by J.R.R. Tolkien
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien's three-volume epic, is set in the imaginary world of Middle-earth - home to many strange beings, and most notably hobbits, a peace-loving "little people," cheerful and shy. Since its original British publication in 1954-55, the saga has entranced readers of all ages. It is at once a classic myth and a modern fairy tale. Critic Michael Straight has hailed it as one of the "very few works of genius in recent literature." Middle-earth is a world receptive to poets, scholars, children, and all other people of good will. Donald Barr has described it as "a scrubbed morning world, and a ringing nightmare world...especially sunlit, and shadowed by perils very fundamental, of a peculiarly uncompounded darkness." The story of ths world is one of high and heroic adventure. Barr compared it to Beowulf, C.S. Lewis to Orlando Furioso, W.H. Auden to The Thirty-nine Steps. In fact the saga is sui generis - a triumph of imagination which springs to life within its own framework and on its own terms
Member of
Summary
Frodo the hobbit and his companions set out to deliver the One Ring of Power to the dark land of Mordor in order to destroy the ring in the forge of its creation
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
059425
Cataloging source
XCX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dewey number
823.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
The lord of the rings / by J.R.R. Tolkien
Series volume
pt. 1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Baggins, Frodo
  • Gandalf
  • Baggins, Frodo
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
being the first part of The lord of the rings
Label
The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "The text of this edition ... constitutes an authoritative edition"--Title page verso
  • "Note on the text" / David A. Anderson: p. [v]-viii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm20911014
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 423 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Isbn
9780395489314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)20911014
Label
The fellowship of the ring : being the first part of The lord of the rings, by J.R.R. Tolkien
Publication
Note
  • "The text of this edition ... constitutes an authoritative edition"--Title page verso
  • "Note on the text" / David A. Anderson: p. [v]-viii
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm20911014
Dimensions
21 cm.
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
viii, 423 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates
Isbn
9780395489314
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)20911014

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