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The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings

  title={The Two Towers: Being the Second Part of The Lord of the Rings},
  author={J. R. R. Tolkien},
Building on the story begun in The Hobbit and The Fellowship of the Ring this is the second part of Tolkien's epic masterpiece, The Lord of the Rings, featuring a striking black cover based on Tolkien's own design, the definitive text, and a detailed map of Middle-earth. Frodo and the Companions of the Ring have been beset by danger during their quest to prevent the Ruling Ring from falling into the hands of the Dark Lord by destroying it in the Cracks of Doom. They have lost the wizard… 


This study highlights a salient feature of the setting in J. R. R. Tolkien’s legendarium, the secondary world of Middle-earth: its colonial setup a fact, the reader is as much conscious of as the

The Caribbean in the World: Imaginative Geographies in the Independence Age

Author(s): Jelly-Schapiro, Joshua Ian | Advisor(s): Watts, Michael | Abstract: "Wherever the sugar plantation and slavery existed," wrote the famed Trinidadian scholar C.L.R. James, "they imposed a

Leisure, Popular Culture and Memory: The Invention of Dark Age Britain, Wales, England, and Middle-Earth in the Songs of Led Zeppelin

In the period of high modernity, and in the process of establishing the imperial nation-state of Great Britain, historians, archaeologists and enthusiastic amateurs searched high and low for material

The Illusions of Reality: Blurring the Line between Fantasy and Reality in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter Novels

The principal objective of this thesis was to study Rowling’s Potterverse and other literature to: explore examples of illusions of reality; evaluate these illusions wherever appropriate against

Harry Potter and the Quest for Values: How the boy wizard can assist young people in making choices

The Harry Potter series has been a phenomenal publishing success for their author J. K. Rowling. This thesis argues for the use of these books as a worthwhile teaching asset, especially in the

The Many Uses of Maps: The Producer at the Center

The purpose of this essay is to give an overview of map uses, but not strictly from the vantage of the individual use or user, but without their construct the map does not exist.

Intertextualität und Kanon in Walter Moers' Der Schrecksenmeister

This thesis will show that Walter Moers’ novel Der Schrecksenmeister, published in 2007, challenges the convention of the academic canon discussion. Der Schrecksenmeister is a work of fantasy

Insuring an Indefinite Future: Sustainability as a Consequence of Royce’s Moral Vision

The study of community is an integral part of pragmatist thought, as is the continual reminder to reconstruct and re-evaluate our theories in light of changing conditions. A contemporary, literal,

Royal Counsel in Tudor England, 1485–1603

Royal counsel in Tudor England has been a central historiographical theme for over twenty years. This review offers a critical assessment of the state of the field. It appraises historical and

Communication Ethics in Dark Times: Hannah Arendt's Rhetoric of Warning and Hope

Renowned in the disciplines of political theory and philosophy, Hannah Arendt s searing critiques of modernity continue to resonate in other fields of thought decades after she wrote them. In