Jared Lobdell, The Rise of Tolkienian Fantasy

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Open Court, 2005. "traces Tolkien's most important precursors and influences. Some are familiar figures: Rudyard Kipling, William Morris, Kenneth Grahame and H. Rider Haggard. Others, such as R.S. Surtees and George MacDonald, have been neglected lately. Finally, Lobdell looks at some of the ablest heirs of the master: Ursula Le Guin, Stephen King and J.K. Rowling". 1st edition. Paperback.*