History & Criticism
epub |nld | 2009-12-27 | Author:J.R.R. Tolkien [Tolkien, J.R.R.]

Chapter 11 The Palantír The sun was sinking behind the long western arm of the mountains when Gandalf and his companions, and the king with his Riders, set out again ...
( Category: Theology June 7,2017 )
epub, mobi |eng | 1973-09-15 | Author:Paul H. Kocher [Kocher, Paul H.]

5. Men In our world Man is without rival in intelligence and general culture. On Tolkien's Middle-earth he is only one of half a dozen highly developed species, each with ...
( Category: British & Irish June 7,2017 )
epub |eng | 2002-11-06 | Author:David Lodge [David Lodge]

Furthermore, Forster grafted onto the form of the well-made traditional novel a subtle use of symbolic patterning, the repetition-with-variation of resonant phrases and images, which he himself called, in his ...
( Category: General May 18,2017 )
epub |eng | 2016-07-25 | Author:S.P. Sipal [Sipal, S.P.]

11) Mirrored Images Remember how in the Wormtail trail of clues we analyzed the scene in the Three Broomsticks where Harry first learns about the relationship between Sirius and his ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy November 6,2016 )
epub |eng | 2016-09-26 | Author:James Gleick

That’s Lucifer, per Lord Byron, on good authority. Luke 4:5: “And the devil, taking him up into an high mountain, showed unto him all the kingdoms of the world in ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy September 30,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Travis Langley

Mortality In Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, Obi-Wan allows Darth Vader to deliver a kill strike. Providing the first clue that Jedi may be immortal, Obi-Wan Kenobi’s body ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy August 19,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-10-07 | Author:Steven Shaviro

FIVE Thinking Like a Killer Michael Swanwick’s short story “Wild Minds” (1998) reads like a riposte to Scott Bakker’s Neuropath – even though it was written a decade earlier. The ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy May 2,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Brian Bates

13. Shapeshifters In the real Middle-earth, it was believed that certain people could alter their shape and spirit from human to animal form. So that they appeared, sounded and behaved ...
( Category: British & Irish April 25,2016 )
epub |eng | 2005-06-20 | Author:Sayer, George & Lyle W. Dorsett [Sayer, George]

(“Because so many thousands looked at it with him”—here is the effect on Jack of becoming a communicating member of the Church and part of the mystical body of Christ.) ...
( Category: British & Irish March 31,2016 )
mobi |eng | 2005-06-19 | Author:Sayer, George & Lyle W. Dorsett [Sayer, George]

(“Because so many thousands looked at it with him”—here is the effect on Jack of becoming a communicating member of the Church and part of the mystical body of Christ.) ...
( Category: British & Irish March 31,2016 )
epub |eng | 1988-01-02 | Author:Jones, Stephen & Newman, Kim [Jones, Stephen & Newman, Kim]

*** Disaster is a proud tradition in fantastic literature, from H. G. Wells' Martian invasion to such modern-day bestsellers as Swan Song and War Day. The fifties and the early ...
( Category: Anthologies March 19,2016 )
epub |eng | 2010-08-17 | Author:Robert A. Heinlein & William H. Patterson, Jr. [Heinlein, Robert A. & Patterson,, William H. Jr.]

Your urge to work on stories may be prophetic, or a symptom of one of two things. Either that the plant there is beginning to run reasonably smoothly, or that ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy March 14,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:William H. Patterson, Jr.

25 ON TO OTHER THINGS Editors and publishers had always sent Heinlein manuscripts hoping to get a comment to use on the book jacket. Most of the time he was ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy March 14,2016 )
epub |eng | | Author:Brian Clegg

12. BEAM ME UP If your first experience of teleportation was Star Trek and the all-too-frequent requests to Mr. Scott to be beamed up (wonderfully parodied in Galaxy Quest), then ...
( Category: Science Fiction & Fantasy January 24,2016 )
epub |eng | 2015-09-08 | Author:David J. Peterson

Geilää liivinith domintaath. (domintaa “scout,” nominative) “The warrior attacked with a scout (or accompanied by a scout).” Benefactive: The benefactive case is used with a noun on behalf of whom ...
( Category: Fiction January 4,2016 )