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The Resource A secret vice : Tolkien on invented languages, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins

A secret vice : Tolkien on invented languages, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins

Label
A secret vice : Tolkien on invented languages
Title
A secret vice
Title remainder
Tolkien on invented languages
Statement of responsibility
by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
An expansion of Tolkien's 1931 talk entitled 'A Hobby for the Home.' This talk was edited by Christopher Tolkien for inclusion as 'A Secret Vice' in The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays. It is the principal exposition of Tolkien's art of inventing languages. This new critical edition includes previously unpublished notes and drafts by Tolkien connected with the essay
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Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDXCP
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1892-1973
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Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dewey number
824.9/12
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PR6039.O32
  • P120.I53
LC item number
  • A6 2016
  • T65 2016
Literary form
essays
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Fimi, Dimitra
  • Higgins, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tolkien, J. R. R.
  • Imaginary languages in literature
Label
A secret vice : Tolkien on invented languages, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-157)
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. "A Secret Vice" -- Part II. "Essay on Phonetic Symbolism" -- Part III. The Manuscripts -- Coda: The Reception and Legacy of Tolkien's Invented Languages
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
lxv, 157 pages
Isbn
9780008131395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn920729611
  • (OCoLC)920729611
Label
A secret vice : Tolkien on invented languages, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Dimitra Fimi & Andrew Higgins
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-157)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. "A Secret Vice" -- Part II. "Essay on Phonetic Symbolism" -- Part III. The Manuscripts -- Coda: The Reception and Legacy of Tolkien's Invented Languages
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
lxv, 157 pages
Isbn
9780008131395
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn920729611
  • (OCoLC)920729611

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