J. R. R. Tolkien: Tree and Leaf

“Tree and Leaf” by JRR Tolkien (Harpercollins, 2020) in its new edition contains besides “Tree and Leaf”, an essay on the origins, meaning and value of the Fairy-story, also the poem “Mythopoeia”, on the construction of myth, and “The Homecoming of Beorththelm’s Son”, a dramatic poem.Tolkien wonders and questions about what is meant by Fairy-story and what distinguishes it from any fable. For Faërie we … Continua a leggere J. R. R. Tolkien: Tree and Leaf