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John Howe, Images of Middle-earth portfolio

HarperCollins, 1999

Bedrukt omslag met 6 ongevouwen posters op dik papier: Smaug, Gandalf loopt door de regen, de Donkere Toren, De val van Gondolin, Fingolfin daagt Morgoth uit, Ulmo: Heer der Wateren. 29x45 cm. Antiquarisch: zeer goede staat (1 print heeft lichte schaduw van verwijderd plakband in de hoeken).*

The Hobbit 60th Anniversary t-shirt

HarperCollins, 1997. Promo t-shirt uitgegeven in 1997 om the 60ste publicatieverjaardag van The Hobbit te vieren. Ontwerp van Alan Lee. Maat XL. Nooit gedragen.*

Theresa Freda Nicolay, Tolkien and the Modernists (29/1)

Literary Responses to the Dark New Days of the 20th Century

McFarland, 2014. 1e druk. Paperback. *

The Lord of the Rings rarely makes an appearance in college courses that aim to examine modern British and American literature. Only in recent years have the fantasies of J.R.R. Tolkien and his friend, C.S. Lewis, made their way into college syllabi alongside T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land or F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Great Gatsby. This volume aims to situate Tolkien and The Lord of the Rings within the literary period whose sensibility grew out of the 19th-century rise of secularism and industrialism and culminated in the cataclysm of world war.

During a pivotal moment in the history of Western culture, both Tolkien and his contemporaries--the literary modernists--engaged with the past in order to make sense of the present world, especially in the wake of World War I. While Tolkien and the modernists share many of the same concerns, their responses to the crisis of modernity are often antithetical. While the work of the modernists emphasizes alienation and despair, Tolkien's work underscores the value of fellowship and hope.*

Gondor 'zegel' hanger

Weta. Verzilverde hanger met ketting, met de boom van Gondor op de voorkant en de tekst "Be at peace, son of Gondor" op de keerzijde. 2 cm in diameter.*