J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century

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J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century
First edition
Author Tom Shippey
Language English
Subject Biography
Publisher Harper Collins
Publication date
Media type Paperback and Hardcover
Pages 384
ISBN 978-0-618-12764-1

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century is a work of literary criticism written by Tom Shippey. It is about the work of J.R.R. Tolkien. In it, Shippey argues for the relevance of Tolkien today and attempts to firmly establish Tolkien's literary merits.[1]

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  1. ^ "J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century" (Press release). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved 2009-12-27.