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The Quest for the Empirical Hobbit:
A Comparative Study of J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings
Works Cited


Primary Sources
Tolkien, J.R.R.
  • The Hobbit or There and Back Again. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1937, 3rd ed. 1966.
  • The Lord of the Rings. London: Unwin Paperbacks, 1968, 3rd ed. 1983.


Secondary Sources
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  • Bradley, Marion Zimmer. "Men, Halflings, and Hero Worship". In Tolkien and the Critics.
  • Carpenter, Humphrey. J.R.R. Tolkien - A Biography. London: Unwin Paperbacks, 1978.
  • Foster, Robert. The Complete Guide to Middle-Earth. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1978.
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  • Shakespeare, William. The Tempest. The Arden Edition, ed. Frank Kermode. London: Routledge, 1954, 6th ed. 1958.
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  • Tolkien, J.R.R. The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien. Ed. Humphrey Carpenter. London: George Allen & Unwin, 1981.
  • Sagor från Midgård. Ed. Christopher Tolkien. Stockholm: Awe/Gebers, 1982, new ed. 1987.
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Background Material
  • Grahame, Kenneth. The Wind in the Willows.
  • Milne A.A. The adventures of Winnie the Pooh.
  • Shakespeare, William. Much Ado About Nothing.


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