Книга: Mark Atherton «There and Back Again: JRR Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit»

There and Back Again: JRR Tolkien and the Origins of the Hobbit

"Even the smallest person can change the course of the future" . The prophetic words of Galadriel, addressed to Frodo as he prepared to travel from Lothl?rien to Mordor to destroy the One Ring, are just as pertinent to J. R. R. Tolkien's own fiction. For decades, hobbits and the other fantastical creatures of Middle-earth have captured the imaginations of a fiercely loyal tribe of readers, all enhanced by the immense success of Peter Jackson's films: first The Lord of the Rings trilogy, and now his newest movie, The Hobbit. But for all Tolkien's global fame and the familiarity of modern culture with Gandalf, Bilbo, Frodo, and Sam, the sources of the great mythmaker's own myth-making have been neglected. Mark Atherton here explores the chief influences on Tolkien's work: his boyhood in the West Midlands; the landscapes and seascapes which shaped his mythologies; his experiences in World War I; his interest in Scandinavian myth; his friendships, especially with the other Oxford-based...

Издательство: "I. B. Tauris" (2012)

ISBN: 1780762461, 978-1780762463

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Mark Atherton

Mark Atherton

Cutting his broadcasting teeth on University Radio Hull Mark became involved in the many programmes on Hady Radio at the weekend as well as Tuesday nights with Rex, Jo and Chris.

Following his graduation employment took Mark to Ipswich and Hospital Radio Ipswich plus the community stations in the area.

On returning to Derbyshire mark joined Radio Link and was the inspiration behind First Fm the 28day RSL broadcasting from its studios in the market square Chesterfield on 87.7fm

Mark has been known to broadcast on Centre/Touch FM, Oak 107, Peak FM and can currently be heard on High Peak Radio where he presents the Action Afternoon on Saturdays.

Источник: Mark Atherton

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