Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language (Critical Explorations in Science Fiction and Fantasy) Paperback – 30 Dec 2006
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"some worthwhile contributions here"--Library Journal; "recommend[ed]"--Mythlore; "this collection is well worth the time of scholars of Tolkien and Shakespeare alike. Both sides will find insights into their own author...Croft has done an admirable job of assembling a strong collection of essays that should persuade many to rethink basic assumptions about Tolkien's relationship to Shakespeare"--Journal of the Fantastic in the Arts; "of interest to children's literature scholars"--Children's Literature Association Quarterly; "I enjoyed--and found my thinking stimulated by--this book...will look forward to new work from its authors, including its editor"--Tolkien Studies; "scholars of English literature explore how the Elizabethan playwright and poet influenced the 20th-century scholar of Old English and writer of fantasy in terms of themes, motifs and word choices"--Reference & Research Book News.
About the Author
Janet Brennan Croft is head of Access and Delivery services at Rutgers University Alexander Library in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
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