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Title From hobbits to Hollywood : essays on Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings / edited by Ernest Mathijs and Murray Pomerance
Published Amsterdam : Rodopi, [2006]
©2006

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Description xviii, 403 pages : illustrations maps, portraits ; 23 cm
Series Contemporary cinema, 1572-3070 ; 3
Contemporary cinema. 1572-3070 ; 3
Contents Introduction: there and back again: an editors' tale / Ernest Mathijs and Murray Pomerance -- The lord of the rings as allegory: a multiperspectivist reading / Douglas Kellner -- The lord of the rings and family: a view on text and reception / Ernest Mathijs -- The fading of the elves: eco-catastrophe, technopoly, and bio-security / Sean Cubitt -- On being a 1960s Tolkien reader / Martin Barker -- Epic fantasy and global terrorism / Ken Gelder -- A land of make believe: merchandising and consumption of The lord of the rings / Ian Conrich -- Fic Frodo slash Frodo: fandoms and The lord of the rings / Jennifer Brayton -- The lord of the rings as melodrama / Sarah Kozloff -- Masculinity, whiteness, and social class in The lord of the rings / Lianne McLarty -- Urban legend: architecture in The lord of the rings / Steven Woodward and Kostis Kourelis -- The lord of the rings and the fellowship of the map / Tom Conley -- Enchantments of The lord of the rings: soundtrack, myth, language, and modernity / James Buhler -- "Wicked, tricksy, false": race, myth, and Gollum / Cynthia Fuchs -- "What does the eye demand": sexuality, forbidden vision and embodiment in The lord of the rings / Ruth Goldberg and Krin Gabbard -- Scale, spectacle and movement: massive software and digital special effects in The lord of the rings / Kirsten Moana Thompson -- Morphing Sean Astin : "playing fat" in the age of digital animation / Jerry Mosher -- Gollum and Golem: special effects and the technology of artificial bodies / Tom Gunning -- The laddy vanishes / Murray Pomerance
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [373]-392) and index
Subject Tolkien, J. R. R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973. Lord of the rings.
Jackson, Peter, 1961-
Lord of the rings, the fellowship of the ring (Motion picture)
Lord of the rings, the two towers (Motion picture)
Lord of the rings, the return of the king (Motion picture)
Lord of the Rings films -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures -- Politics and government.
Motion pictures -- Social problems
Author Mathijs, Ernest.
Pomerance, Murray, 1946-
ISBN 9789042020627 (paperback)
9042020628 (paperback)