Speculative Philology: Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Clark, Thomas ORCID: 0000-0002-0313-9484 (2017) Speculative Philology: Beren and Lúthien by J.R.R. Tolkien. Sydney Review of Books. ISSN 2201-8735


This essay reviews and responds to one of the last posthumous publications from JRR Tolkien, his 2017 novel 'Beren and Luthien.' It speculates about the purposes and methods that underpin speculative fiction, especially including the contribution of philology as a discipline of knowledge.

Item type Article
URI https://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/39341
Official URL https://sydneyreviewofbooks.com/review/speculative...
Subjects Historical > FOR Classification > 2005 Literary Studies
Current > Division/Research > First Year College
Keywords Tolkien, fiction
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