By Theresa Freda Nicolay
in the course of a pivotal second within the heritage of Western tradition, either Tolkien and his contemporaries—the literary modernists—engaged with the previous so as to make feel of the current international, in particular within the wake of worldwide battle I. whereas Tolkien and the modernists percentage some of the related issues, their responses to the drawback of modernity are frequently antithetical. whereas the paintings of the modernists emphasizes alienation and melancholy, Tolkien’s paintings underscores the worth of fellowship and hope.
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Tolkien and the Modernists: Literary Responses to the Dark New Days of the 20th Century by Theresa Freda Nicolay