June 22nd, 2006

Lord of the Rings, LotR (The One Ring)

LotR re-read: Lewis, "The Dethronement of Power"

I'm going to ease back into this re-read thing with comments on a short essay by C.S. Lewis, "The Dethronement of Power," which is reprinted in Understanding The Lord of the Rings: The Best of Tolkien Criticism, edited by Rose A. Zimbardo and Neil D. Isaacs.

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This was of more interest to me as a snapshot of the critical landscape at the time than as a source of new insights.

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