Sparknotes J.R.R. Tolkien : His Life and Works (Library of Great Authors)

Sparknotes J.R.R. Tolkien : His Life and Works (Library of Great Authors)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 207 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781586638436
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Table of Contents

Introduction                                       xi
I. The Life of J.R.R. Tolkien 1 (10)
People, Events, and Trends 7 (2)
His Influences and Impact 9 (2)
II. The Hobbit 11 (44)
An Overview 13 (6)
Key Facts 13 (1)
Style, Technique, and Language 13 (2)
Characters 15 (4)
Reading The Hobbit 19 (36)
An Unexpected Party 19 (4)
Roast Mutton 23 (1)
A Short Rest 24 (4)
Over Hill and Under Hill 28 (1)
Riddles in the Dark 29 (1)
Out of the Frying-Pan Into the Fire 29 (3)
Queer Lodgings 32 (1)
Flies and Spiders 33 (2)
Barrels Out of Bond 35 (2)
A Warm Welcome 37 (2)
On the Doorstep 39 (1)
Inside Information 40 (3)
Not at Home 43 (1)
Fire and Water 44 (2)
The Gathering of Clouds 46 (1)
A Thief in the Night 47 (1)
The Clouds Burst 48 (2)
The Return Journey 50 (1)
The Last Stage 51 (4)
Conclusions 53 (2)
III. The Fellowship of the Ring 55 (48)
An Overview 57 (6)
Key Facts 57 (1)
Style, Technique, and Language 57 (2)
Characters 59 (4)
Reading The Fellowship of the Ring 63 (40)
Prologue 63 (2)
Book I
A Long-Expected Party 65 (2)
The Shadow of the Past 67 (3)
Three Is Company 70 (1)
A Short Cut to Mushrooms 71 (1)
A Conspiracy Unmasked 72 (2)
The Old Forest 74 (1)
In the House of Tom Bombadil 75 (2)
Fog on the Barrow-Downs 77 (1)
At the Sign of the Prancing Pony 78 (1)
Strider 79 (1)
A Knife in the Dark 80 (3)
Flight to the Ford 83 (1)
Book II
Many Meetings 84 (3)
The Council of Elrond 87 (2)
The Ring Goes South 89 (2)
A Journey in the Dark 91 (3)
The Bridge of Khazad-dum 94 (2)
Lothlorien 96 (1)
The Mirror of Galadriel 97 (2)
Farewell to Lorien 99 (1)
The Great River 100(1)
The Breaking of the Fellowship 100(3)
Conclusions 101(2)
IV. The Two Towers 103(46)
An Overview 105(6)
Key Facts 105(1)
Style, Technique, and Language 105(2)
Characters 107(4)
Reading The Two Towers 111(38)
Book III
The Departure of Boromir 111(2)
The Riders of Rohan 113(3)
The Uruk-hai 116(1)
Treebeard 117(2)
The White Rider 119(2)
The King of the Golden Hall 121(2)
Helm's Deep 123(1)
The Road to Isengard 124(1)
Flotsam and Jetsam 125(2)
The Voice of Saruman 127(2)
The Palantir 129(2)
Book IV
The Taming of Smeagol 131(1)
The Passage of the Marshes 132(2)
The Black Gate Is Closed 134(1)
Of Herbs and Stewed Rabbit 135(2)
The Window on the West 137(2)
The Forbidden Pool 139(1)
Journey to the Cross-Roads 140(1)
The Stairs of Cirith Ungol 141(2)
Shelob's Lair 143(2)
The Choices of Master Samwise 145(4)
Conclusions 146(3)
V. The Return of the King 149(50)
An Overview 151(6)
Key Facts 151(1)
Style, Technique, and Language 151(2)
Characters 153(4)
Reading The Return of the King 157(42)
Book V
Minas Tirith 157(3)
The Passing of the Grey Company 160(3)
The Muster of Rohan 163(2)
The Siege of Gondor 165(2)
The Ride of the Rohirrim 167(2)
The Battle of the Pelennor Fields 169(2)
The Pyre of Denethor 171(2)
The Houses of Healing 173(4)
The Last Debate 177(2)
The Black Gate Opens 179(3)
Book VI
The Tower of Cirith Ungol 182(2)
The Land of Shadow 184(1)
Mount Doom 185(2)
The Field of Cormallen 187(2)
The Steward and the King 189(2)
Many Partings 191(1)
Homeward Bound 192(1)
The Scouring of the Shire 193(2)
The Grey Havens 195(4)
Conclusions 198(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading 199(4)
Index 203