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Library Journal Review: JRR Tolkien, Robert E Howard and the Birth of Modern Fantasy

978-0-7864-9537-5About Deke Parson’s J.R.R. Tolkien, Robert E. Howard and the Birth of Modern Fantasy , Library Journal says:  “Parsons discusses the influence of the 1930s on three writers … J.R.R. Tolkien (The Lord of the Rings), Robert Howard (Conan the Barbarian), and Jerry Siegel (cocreator, Superman) … elegant and thought provoking … recommended for readers interested in the fantasy genre, as well as those who wish to learn more about literary criticism and pop culture.”

For more about the book, or to order your copy, see the book in the McFarland online catalog.