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'''''The Keys of Middle-Earth: Discovering Medieval Literature through the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien''''' is a 2015 scholarly book about J.R.R. Tolkien's writings (2nd edn.).
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'''''The Keys of Middle-Earth: Discovering Medieval Literature through the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien''''' is a 2005 scholarly book about J.R.R. Tolkien's writings.<ref>{{webcite|articleurl=http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781403946713|articlename=The Keys of Middle-Earth. First Edition||website=[http://www.palgrave.com/gp Palgrave Macmillan]|accessed=11 July 2019}}</ref>
  
The [http://www.palgrave.com/page/detail/the-keys-of-middle-earth-stuart-lee/?sf1=barcode&st1=9781137454690 second edition] is now available [[2015]] including extracts from the ''Kalevala'', further Old English poems, additional essays, and updated discussions in the light of more recent publications.{{fact}}
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A second edition was published in [[2015]], including extracts from the ''[[Kalevala]]'', further Old English poems, additional essays, and updated discussions in the light of more recent publications.<ref>{{webcite|articleurl=http://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9781137454683|articlename=The Keys of Middle-Earth. Second Edition||website=[http://www.palgrave.com/gp Palgrave Macmillan]|accessed=11 July 2019}}</ref>
 
==From the Publisher==
 
==From the Publisher==
{{blockquote|'The Keys of Middle-Earth' introduces the reader to the world of medieval literature through the fiction of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Using key episodes in ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', readers are taken back to the works of Old, Middle English, Finnish, and Old Norse literature that so influenced Tolkien. The original texts are presented with helpful new translations to help the reader approach the medieval poems and tales, and introductory essays draw on recent scholarship and Tolkien's own unpublished notes.}}
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{{blockquote|'The Keys of Middle-Earth' introduces the reader to the world of medieval literature through the fiction of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Using key episodes in ''[[The Silmarillion]]'', ''[[The Hobbit]]'' and ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'', readers are taken back to the works of [[Old English|Old]], [[Middle English]], [[Finnish]], and [[Old Norse]] literature that so influenced Tolkien. The original texts are presented with helpful new translations to help the reader approach the medieval poems and tales, and introductory essays draw on recent scholarship and Tolkien's own unpublished notes.}}
 
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The Keys of Middle-earth: Discovering Medieval Literature through the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien
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AuthorStuart D. Lee & Elizabeth Solopova
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Released16 December 2005
FormatHardcover; Paperback
Pages256
ISBN1403946728

The Keys of Middle-Earth: Discovering Medieval Literature through the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien is a 2005 scholarly book about J.R.R. Tolkien's writings.[1]

A second edition was published in 2015, including extracts from the Kalevala, further Old English poems, additional essays, and updated discussions in the light of more recent publications.[2]

From the Publisher

'The Keys of Middle-Earth' introduces the reader to the world of medieval literature through the fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien. Using key episodes in The Silmarillion, The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, readers are taken back to the works of Old, Middle English, Finnish, and Old Norse literature that so influenced Tolkien. The original texts are presented with helpful new translations to help the reader approach the medieval poems and tales, and introductory essays draw on recent scholarship and Tolkien's own unpublished notes.

References

  1. "The Keys of Middle-Earth. First Edition", Palgrave Macmillan (accessed 11 July 2019)
  2. "The Keys of Middle-Earth. Second Edition", Palgrave Macmillan (accessed 11 July 2019)