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The Plants of Middle-Earth

Botany And Sub-creation

by Dinah Hazell

  • 252 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Kent State University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fantasy,
  • Literary studies: from c 1900 -,
  • Plants in literature,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - General,
  • Science,
  • Literature - Classics / Criticism,
  • English,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh,
  • Science Fiction & Fantasy,
  • History and criticism,
  • Fantasy fiction, English,
  • Middle Earth (Imaginary place)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8377796M
    ISBN 100873388836
    ISBN 109780873388832
    OCLC/WorldCa66463554

      Written by University of Florida botanist Walter Judd, the book explores the ecology, etymology, and importance of over plants. Many are . Walter S. Judd Graham A. Judd Oxford University Press (Aug 1, ) Hardcover $ Flora of Middle-Earth resides at the intersection of the mundane and the fantastical.. An ambitious labor of love, Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J. R. R. Tolkien’s Legendarium, by Walter S. Judd and Graham A. Judd, marries science and art to illuminate the depth and breadth of the.

      The book considers the importance of plants in Tolkien’s conception of Middle-earth. It develops the theme that Middle-earth is our own world – and will awaken the reader to the connection between the plants of Tolkien’s legendarium and those growing in our gardens and local natural areas of the Northern Hemisphere. – The History of Middle-earth: The Book of Lost Tales 1 () The Book of Lost Tales 2 () The Lays of Beleriand () The Shaping of Middle-earth () The Lost Road and Other Writings () The Return of the Shadow (The History of The Lord of the Rings vol. 1) () The Treason of Isengard (The History of The Lord of the.

      Written by botanist Walter Judd, Flora of Middle-Earth presents detailed accounts of every plant in Tolkien’s world. As is fitting for an author like Tolkien, who had such a love of language, these. Get this from a library! Flora of Middle-Earth: plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's legendarium. [Walter S Judd; Graham A Judd] -- "Few settings in literature are as widely known or celebrated as J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-Earth. The natural landscape plays a major role in nearly all of Tolkien's major works, and readers have come.


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The Plants of Middle-Earth by Dinah Hazell Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Plants of Middle-earth draws on biography, literary The Plants of Middle-Earth book, and cultural history and is unique in using botany as the focal point for examining the complex network of elements that comprise Tolkien’s creation.

Each chapter includes the plants’ description, uses, history, and lore, which frequently lead to their thematic and interpretive by: 8. The Plants of Middle Earth: Botany and Sub-Creation.

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The Plants of Middle-earth draws on biography, literary sources, and cultural history and is unique in using botany as the focal point for examining the complex network of elements that comprise Tolkien’s creation. Each chapter includes the plants’ description, uses, history, and lore, which frequently lead to their thematic and interpretive : Dinah Hazell.

In Flora of Middle Earth: Plants of Tolkien's Legendarium, botanist Walter Judd gives a detailed species account of every plant found in Tolkien's universe, complete with the etymology of the plant's name, a discussion of its significance within Tolkien's work, a description of the plant's distribution and ecology, and an original hand-drawn illustration by artist Graham Judd in the style of a woodcut Author: Walter S.

Judd. Learn more about The Plants of Middle-Earth, Botany and Sub-creation by Dinah Hazell. Add to your book collection on Bookogs or save for later. The book includes sections describing the plant communities of Middle Earth (and how they relate to our world), plant terminology, a dichotomous key (which filled my plant-nerd heart with indescribable joy), and detailed descriptions of more than plants, many of which are familiar to us/5.

In Flora of Middle Earth: Plants of Tolkien's Legendarium, botanist Walter Judd gives a detailed species account of every plant found in Tolkien's universe, complete with the etymology of the.

Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium Walter S. Judd and Graham A. Judd No other book approaches the topic of the plants of Tolkien's Middle-earth from a botanical (and truly scientific) perspective Contains a clear, comprehensive alphabetical listing of every plant in the Tolkien universe.

"The Plants of Middle-earth" draws on biography, literary sources, and cultural history and is unique in using botany as the focal point for examining the complex network of elements that comprise Tolkien's s: 6. Aeglos, also known as Snowthorn, was a plant that grew on Amon Rûdh in west Beleriand during the First Age.

Alfirin Main article: Simbelmynë Athelas. Athelas, also known as Kingsfoil, was a healing herb that grew throughout Middle-earth. Culumalda. Culumalda was a type of tree that grew in Ithilien, specifically on the Field of Cormallen.

Elanor. Have you seen the book "The Plants of Middle-earth: Botany and Subcreation" by Dinah Hazell. Lalwende has mentioned this before, but it is a lovely, lovely book.

What makes it unusual and a joy to read are all the plates: replications of pen and ink sketches and watercolors. I have just dipped in and out of it, but will be going on a plane trip. The Plants of Middle-earth by Dinah Hazell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. “ Flora of Middle-Earth: Plants of J.R.R.

Tolkien’s Legendarium “, written by Walter S. Judd and illustrated by Graham A. Judd, published by Oxford University Press in October (hardback, pages) I assume that most readers can skip this paragraph, but in the unlikely case you need an introduction, read on.

Some of the plants in Tolkien's world are familiar: chestnuts, oaks and lillies. Others — like "Elanor" or "Kingsfoil" — are invented but are still rooted in sound botanical principles, Walter.

A refreshing look at the works of J.R.R. Tolkien from a botanical point of view, The Plants of Middle Earth gives us unique insights into Tolkien's use of plants to create images of his fantasy world in the Hobbit / Lord of the Rings series.

Author Dinah Hazell begins by pointing out Tolkien's use of plant names in naming various female hobbits/5. The Plants of Middle-earth: Botany And Sub-creation is a book which explores the many plants mentioned in The Lord of the Rings.

[] From the publisheA new path for exploring the culture and values of Tolkien's Middle-earth "Rather than inventing an alien world into which human and familiar characters are introduced, as in science fiction, Tolkien created a natural environment that is also.

Buy Flora of Middle-Earth (): Plants of J.R.R. Tolkien's Legendarium: NHBS - Walter S Judd, Graham A Judd, Oxford University Press. Plants of Middle-earth. Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Hazell, Dinah, Plants of Middle-earth.

Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person: J R R Tolkien: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors.

"This is a very nice book about important items in Middle-earth. Apart from some typical middle-earth plants like elanor, athelas and mallorn, all the flora from Middle-earth can be found in your average plant determination book.

They help you feel at home in Middle-earth. Dinah Hazell explores this aspect of Tolkiens world. Middle-Earth Books show list info. This is a complete list of books set in the fictional fantasy world of Middle-Earth, as devised by J.R.R Tolkien and continued by Christopher Tolkien, including the widely popular Hobbit and Lord of the Rings.

users views. In J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth. Aeglos: a plant, similar to a gorse named for the Elvish 'snow-thorn'. Athelas: a healing plant with long leaves (also known as Kingsfoil or asëa aranion). Elanor: a small star-shaped yellow flower from Tol Eressëa and Lothlórien.In Flora of Middle Earth: Plants of Tolkien's Legendarium, botanist Walter Judd gives a detailed species account of every plant found in Tolkien's universe, complete with the etymology of the plant's name, a discussion of its significance within Tolkien's work, a description of the plant's distribution and ecology, and an original hand-drawn.This book is well researched; the author and biological botanist Walter S.

Judd have enough knowledge of Middle Earth to be among the wise or an immortal elf. There are also profound etchings and drawings from illustrator Graham A.

Judd that will help one identify the or so plants described.