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Title:
Laughter in Middle-earth : humour in and around the works of J.R.R. Tolkien
Author:
Honegger, Thomas, editor.
Publication Information:
Zurich ; Jena : Walking Tree Publishers, 2016.
Physical Description:
242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
General Note:
With illustrations by Chris Riddell, Jef Murray, Ulla Thynell, Ted Nasmith, Anke Eissmann, Graeme Skinner, Kay Woollard, Patrick Wynne, and Tim Kirk.
Language:
English
Contents:
Foreword / Tom Shippey -- "Certainly not our sense" : Tolkien and nonsense / Maureen F. Mann -- A fountain of mirth : laughter in Arda / Alastair Whyte -- Mirth's might : the tenacity of humour in the works of J.R.R. Tolkien / Jennifer Raimundo -- Plain ignorance in the vulgar form : Tolkien's onomastic humour in Farmer Giles of Ham / Lukasz Neubauer -- "This of course is the way to talk to dragons" : etiquette-based humour in The Hobbit / Laura Lee Smith -- Parodies of the works of J.R.R. Tolkien / Evelyn Koch -- Strategies of humour in The Stupid Ring Parody / Sherrylyn Branchaw -- Humour in art depicting Middle-earth / Davide Martini -- Humour, comedy, the comic, comicality, puns, wordplay, 'Fantastication', and 'English Humour' in and around Tolkein and his work, and among the Inklings / Jared Lobdell.
ISBN:
9783905703351
Format :
Book

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