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

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]

J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century
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First edition
AuthorTom Shippey
LanguageEnglish
SubjectBiography
PublisherHarper Collins
Publication date
2000
Media typePaperback and Hardcover
Pages384
ISBN978-0-618-12764-1

The book has been reviewed by publications including Publishers Weekly and The Guardian.[2][3]

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  1. ^ "J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century" (Press release). Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Retrieved 2009-12-27.
  2. ^ "Nonfiction Book Review: J.R.R. TOLKIEN: Author of the Century". Publishers Weekly. May 7, 2001. Retrieved March 10, 2019.
  3. ^ Moseley, Charles (October 7, 2000). "Observer review: JRR Tolkien by Tom Shippey". The Guardian. Retrieved March 10, 2019.