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'A Mighty Matter of Legend’: Tolkien's Rohirrim. A Source by Peri Sipahi

By Peri Sipahi

J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the earrings is without doubt one of the hottest works of fiction of the 20th century and past. it's been offered over a hundred million occasions in numerous international locations all over the world and has been translated into greater than 30 languages. one of many components liable for its attractiveness is the sensation that the tale is greater than simply fable. Peri Sipahi attempts to get a grip at the issues and references 'simmering underneath the surface’, utilizing the instance of the Rohirrim – their language and society – and Tolkien’s personal principles of what an exceptional tale is like. students commonly agree that the Rohirrim are to a better half modelled after the Anglo-Saxons. but, what precisely makes the folk of Rohan resemble the Anglo-Saxons, and what transformations will be found?

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