A comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth. Using key episodes in The Silmarillion, The Hobbit, and The Lord of the Rings, medieval texts are presented in their original language with translations. Essential for those who wish to delve deeper into the background to Tolkien's mythology.
Lee, S., & Solopova, E. (2016). The keys of middle-earth: Discovering medieval literature through the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, 2nd edition. The Keys of Middle-Earth: Discovering Medieval Literature Through the Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien, 2nd Edition (pp. 1–380). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137454706