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Kisor, Yvette

Tolkien and Alterity

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Christopher Vaccaro, Yvette Kisor

Part I. The State of the Scholarship

2. Queer Tolkien: A Bibliographical Essay on Tolkien and Alterity
Yvette Kisor

3. Race in Tolkien Studies: A Bibliographic Essay
Robin Anne Reid

Part II. Women and the Feminine

4. Revising Lobelia
Amy Amendt-Raduege

5. Medieval Organicism or Modern Feminist Science? Bombadil, Elves, and Mother Nature
Kristine Larsen

Part III. The Queer

6. Cinema, Sexuality, Mechanical Reproduction
Valerie Rohy

7. Saruman’s Sodomitic Resonances: Alain de Lille’s De Planctu Naturae and J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings

Christopher Vaccaro

8. Cruising Faery: Queer Desire in Giles, Niggle, and Smith
Stephen Yandell

Part IV. Language

9. Language and Alterity in Tolkien and Lévinas
Deidre Dawson

10. The Orcs and the Others: Familiarity as Estrangement in The Lord of the Rings

Verlyn Flieger

Part V. Identities

11. Silmarils and Obsession: The Undoing of Fëanor
Melissa Ruth Arul

12. The Other as Kolbítr: Tolkien’s Faramir and Éowyn as Alfred and Æthelflæd
John Holmes

Keywords: Literature, Medieval Literature, British and Irish Literature, Twentieth-Century Literature

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Category
Litterary Studies
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319610184
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-61017-7

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