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Product Description: This book takes a look at the arc of the storyline in Harry Potter, digging below the surface to explore ethical, mythological, and religious meanings in J.K. Rowling’s best-selling series. Why do we find ourselves so intrigued with the tale of Harry Potter? Many of the millions who passionately read the Harry Potter series found they could relate to the details, dreams, and fears of Harry’s life...read more

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9780764349454 | Schiffer Pub Ltd, October 28, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: This book takes a look at the arc of the storyline in Harry Potter, digging below the surface to explore ethical, mythological, and religious meanings in J.

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By Mark Burstein (contributor), Lewis Carroll, Martin Gardner (editor) and John Tenniel (illustrator)

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9780393245431 | 150 anv dl edition (W W Norton & Co Inc, October 5, 2015), cover price $39.95

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Product Description: Tolkien? There’s a map for that!J. R. R. Tolkien’s fictional universe is as vast as the human imagination, so an atlas is a helpful tool to get around. Consider this book your navigational guide to Middle-earth and the Undying Lands...read more

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9781626864931 | Lea ill edition (Thunder Bay Pr, November 17, 2015), cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Tolkien?

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Product Description: “Walking into Advent can be like walking through the wardrobe.” With its enchanting themes of snow and cold, light and darkness, meals and gifts, temptation and sin, forgiveness and hope―and even an appearance by Father Christmas―C...read more

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9780664261269 | Westminster John Knox Pr, September 23, 2015, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: “Walking into Advent can be like walking through the wardrobe.

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9780664261795 | Reprint edition (Westminster John Knox Pr, September 23, 2015), cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Walking into Advent can be like walking through the wardrobe.

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Product Description: A comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth. Using key episodes in The Silmarillion , The Hobbit , and The Lord of the Rings , medieval texts are presented in their original language with translations...read more

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9781137454683 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, August 27, 2015), cover price $105.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth.

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9781137454690 | 2 edition (Palgrave Macmillan, August 27, 2015), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: A comprehensive introduction to the medieval languages and texts that inspired Tolkien's Middle-earth.

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Product Description: This book illuminates the racialized nature of twenty-first century Western popular culture by exploring how discourses of race circulate in the Fantasy genre. It examines not only major texts in the genre, but also the impact of franchises, industry, editorial and authorial practices, and fan engagements on race and representation...read more

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9781138850231 | Routledge, September 1, 2015, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This book illuminates the racialized nature of twenty-first century Western popular culture by exploring how discourses of race circulate in the Fantasy genre.

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Product Description: Ancient and modern Egypt feature in numerous fantastic stories by Victorian and Edwardian writers. This book explores how works of popular Egyptianising fantastic literature can be read as critical texts which comment on the Oriental mind-set of Europe, and especially Britain...read more

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9783631660980 | Peter Lang Pub Inc, April 22, 2015, cover price $76.95 | About this edition: Ancient and modern Egypt feature in numerous fantastic stories by Victorian and Edwardian writers.
9780517161630, titled "Native American Healing Secrets" | Random House Value Pub, May 1, 2001, cover price $7.99 | also contains Native American Healing Secrets | About this edition: A guide to the rich tradition of healing techniques for the mind, body and spirit passed on from generation to generation of Native Americans.

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Product Description: The wisdom of C. S. Lewis comes in a form that is deeply moving as well as great fun and high adventure. Noted Lewis scholar and popular speaker Devin Brown reveals the lessons woven throughout this endearing text. Bringing Narnia Home presents Lewis’s timeless message for the Narnian in each of us...read more

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9781501800030 | Abingdon Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: The wisdom of C.
9780387821979, titled "Alzheimer's Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics" | Springer Verlag, January 1, 1991, cover price $127.95 | also contains Alzheimer''s Disease. Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics | About this edition: The book Alzheimer's Disease - Epidemiology, Neuropathology, Neurochemistry, and Clinics is derived from an International Symposium on the occasion of the 125th Anniversary of the Birth of Alois Alzheimer (14.

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9781426791628 | Abingdon Pr, April 7, 2015, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The wisdom of C.

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Product Description: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary
By Carolyn Sigler (editor)

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9780787696511 | Gale Group, March 11, 2015, cover price $363.00 | About this edition: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars.

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Product Description: This important book by debut author Sonja Sadovsky shines new light on how three captivating minds shaped the course of history. The fantasy novels of Dion Fortune, Marion Zimmer Bradley, and Diana L. Paxson influenced the image of the priestess in Neopagan and Goddess-centered spirituality throughout the world...read more

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9780738738000, titled "The Priestess & the Pen: Marion Zimmer Bradley, Dion Fortune, and Diana Paxson's Influence on Modern Paganism" | Llewellyn Worldwide Ltd, December 8, 2014, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This important book by debut author Sonja Sadovsky shines new light on how three captivating minds shaped the course of history.

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Product Description: What do Gandalf and Merlin have in common, besides robes and magical staffs? Where do hobbits get their recipes, riddles, and love of rambling? What other Rings of Power were circulating in medieval Europe? How did Thorin violate the rules of medieval kingship?You’ll find the answers and more in this book, which explores the magic and creativity behind J...read more
By Janice Liedl (editor) and Nancy R. Reagin (editor)

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9781118167649 | Turner Pub Co, November 4, 2014, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: What do Gandalf and Merlin have in common, besides robes and magical staffs?

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Product Description: The birth of modern fantasy in 1930s Britain and America saw the development of new literary and film genres. J.R.R. Tolkien created modern fantasy with The Lord of the Rings, set in a fictional world based upon his life in the early 20th century British Empire, and his love of language and medieval literature...read more

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9780786495375 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, October 31, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The birth of modern fantasy in 1930s Britain and America saw the development of new literary and film genres.

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Product Description: Devin Brown tells the story of how J. R. R. Tolkien went from being an obscure Oxford philologist to being one of the best-known writers in the history of literature, a true tale as fascinating and as inspiring as any of the fictional ones Tolkien would go on to write...read more

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9781630888060 | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: J.

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9781426796708 | Abingdon Pr, October 21, 2014, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Devin Brown tells the story of how J.

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Product Description: This collection of new essays seeks to define the unique qualities of female heroism in literary fantasy from Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in the 1950s through the present. Building upon traditional definitions of the hero in myth and folklore as the root genres of modern fantasy, the essays provide a multi-faceted view of an important fantasy character type who begins to demonstrate a significant presence only in the latter 20th century...read more

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9780786477661 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, July 24, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: This collection of new essays seeks to define the unique qualities of female heroism in literary fantasy from Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings in the 1950s through the present.
9780373259823, titled "Two to Tangle" | Harlequin Books, June 1, 2002, cover price $3.99 | also contains Two to Tangle | About this edition: She'd heard of brotherly love.

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Product Description: In his beloved story The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien takes readers into a world unlike any other, yet so much seems familiar. As Bilbo journeys there and back again, glimpses of the spiritual are seen. The Christian World of The Hobbit does what no book has done: it brings Tolkien fans new delight by introducing a side of Tolkien that is rarely explored but vitally important to his writings—especially The Hobbit...read more

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9781630888190, titled "The Christian World of the Hobbit" | Abingdon Pr, July 15, 2014, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: In his beloved story The Hobbit, J.

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9781426749490, titled "The Christian World of the Hobbit" | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2012, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: In his beloved story The Hobbit, J.

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Product Description: This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers―J.K. Rowling, Diana Wynne Jones, and Terry Pratchett―and investigates their sophisticated use of narrative strategies not only to engage children in reading, but to educate them into becoming mature readers and indeed individuals...read more

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9780415722711 | Routledge, October 10, 2014, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This study examines the children’s books of three extraordinary British writers―J.

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Product Description: This is a complete resource for scholars and students ofTolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work,dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to hiswriting.An in-depth examination of Tolkien’s entire work by acadre of top scholarsProvides up-to-date discussion and analysis of Tolkien’sscholarly and literary works, including his latest posthumous book,The Fall of Arthur, as well as addressing contemporaryadaptations, including the new Hobbit filmsInvestigates various themes across his body of work, such asmythmaking, medieval languages, nature, war, religion, and thedefeat of evilDiscusses the impact of his work on art, film, music, gaming,and subsequent generations of fantasy writer...read more

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9780470659823 | Blackwell Pub, June 23, 2014, cover price $200.00 | About this edition: This is a complete resource for scholars and students ofTolkien, as well as avid fans, with coverage of his life, work,dominant themes, influences, and the critical reaction to hiswriting.

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Product Description: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary
By Carolyn Sigler (editor)

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9780787696504 | Gale Group, May 23, 2014, cover price $363.00 | About this edition: This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars.

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Product Description: Despite the popular and scholarly association of J.R.R. Tolkien with the natural world and literary world-building, Middle-earth as a landscape and a built environment has been relatively neglected as the background, the foreground, and the actor in his texts...read more
By Gerard Hynes (editor)

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9781846824296 | Four Courts Pr Ltd, November 20, 2013, cover price $74.50 | About this edition: Despite the popular and scholarly association of J.

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Product Description: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia. Whether you’re a longtime fan of The Chronicles of Narnia or are just discovering them for the first time, you will be amazed and inspired as you undertake your very own chapter-by-chapter guided tour of C...read more

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9781426787201 | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia.
9780801068027 | Baker Pub Group, January 1, 2008, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: The Chronicles of Narnia series has sold over 85 million copies worldwide and introduced people of all ages to the central doctrines of Christianity.

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9781441202468 | Baker Pub Group, January 1, 2008, cover price $6.99

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Product Description: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia. Whether you’re a longtime fan of The Chronicles of Narnia or are just discovering them for the first time, you will be amazed and inspired as you undertake your very own chapter-by-chapter guided tour of C...read more

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9781426787218 | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia.

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Product Description: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia. Whether you’re a longtime fan of The Chronicles of Narnia or are just discovering them for the first time, you will be amazed and inspired as you undertake your very own chapter-by-chapter guided tour of C...read more

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9781426787133 | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: Join award-winning author Devin Brown as he takes readers on a fascinating journey to the land of Narnia.
9780801065996 | Baker Pub Group, September 1, 2005, cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Presents an analysis of C.

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Product Description: The timely collection of essays is thematically unified around the subject of corporeality. Its theoretical underpinnings emerge out of feminist, foucauldian, patristic and queer hermeneutics. The book is organized into categories specific to transformation, spirit versus body, discourse, and source material...read more

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9780786474783 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, August 15, 2013, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The timely collection of essays is thematically unified around the subject of corporeality.

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Product Description: Lessons on joy, friendship, dedication, sacrifice, and more will appeal to Hobbit fans, parents, teachers, librarians, graduates—and anyone looking for a creative way to explore timeless life lessons and important values of faith...read more

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9781426776021 | Abingdon Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $9.99 | About this edition: Lessons on joy, friendship, dedication, sacrifice, and more will appeal to Hobbit fans, parents, teachers, librarians, graduates—and anyone looking for a creative way to explore timeless life lessons and important values of faith.

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Product Description: Beyond the His Dark Materials series lies a vast fictional realm populated by the many diverse character creations of Philip Pullman. During a more than 30-year career, Pullman has created worlds filled with quests, trials, tragedies and triumphs, and this book explores those worlds...read more

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9780786465088 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, September 30, 2012, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: Beyond the His Dark Materials series lies a vast fictional realm populated by the many diverse character creations of Philip Pullman.

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