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The Resource The fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; with illustrations by Alan Lee

The fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; with illustrations by Alan Lee

Label
The fall of Gondolin
Title
The fall of Gondolin
Statement of responsibility
by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; with illustrations by Alan Lee
Creator
Contributor
Author
Editor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Evil Morgoth rules over a vast military power from his fortress of Angband. Ulmo, the Lord of Waters, opposes him. Central to this enmity of the gods is the city of Gondolin, built and peopled by Noldorin Elves who rebelled against their rule and fled to Middle-earth. Into this world comes Tuor, cousin of Tâurin. Guided unseen by Ulmo, Tuor sets out from the land of his birth on the fearful journey to Gondolin. The story -- only ninety-five pages long-- is accompanied by variant forms as well as essays and commentaries on Tolkien's work and on the source material
  • The final work of J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth fiction, completing Christopher Tolkien's life-long achievement as the editor and curator of his father's manuscripts
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Summary
Following his presentation of Beren and Luthien, Christopher Tolkien has used the same ‘history in sequence’ mode in the writing of this edition of The Fall of Gondolin. In the words of J.R.R. Tolkien, it was ‘the first real story of this imaginary world’ and, together with Beren and Luthien and The Children of Hurin, he regarded it as one of the three ‘Great Tales’ of the Elder Days
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10687411
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1892-1973
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tolkien, J. R. R.
Dewey number
823/.912
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • genealogical tables
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6039.O32
LC item number
F354 2018
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1924-2020
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tolkien, Christopher
  • Lee, Alan
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True
Series statement
Middle-Earth Universe
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Elves
  • Gods
  • Elves
  • FICTION
  • FICTION
  • Gods
  • Elves
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)
  • Epic fiction
Target audience
adult
Label
The fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; with illustrations by Alan Lee
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-300)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion
  • Prologue
  • The original tale
  • The earliest text
  • Turlin and the exiles of Gondolin
  • The story told in the Sketch of the mythology
  • The story told in the Quenta Noldorinwa
  • The last version --
  • t The evolution of the story
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
302 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781328613042
Lccn
2018037911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028479316
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map (foldout), genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)1031309781
Label
The fall of Gondolin, by J.R.R. Tolkien ; edited by Christopher Tolkien ; with illustrations by Alan Lee
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-300)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Conclusion
  • Prologue
  • The original tale
  • The earliest text
  • Turlin and the exiles of Gondolin
  • The story told in the Sketch of the mythology
  • The story told in the Quenta Noldorinwa
  • The last version --
  • t The evolution of the story
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
302 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates
Isbn
9781328613042
Lccn
2018037911
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028479316
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), map (foldout), genealogical table
System control number
(OCoLC)1031309781

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