Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit"

Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit"

By Corey Olsen

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH), Hardcover, 9780547739465, 318pp.

Publication Date: September 18, 2012


Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Hobbit" is an insightful companion volume to the original work, designed to bring a thorough and unique new reading of The Hobbit to a general audience. Corey Olsen, host of the popular podcast "The Tolkien Professor," takes readers on a compelling, in-depth tour of Tolkien's novel, illuminating the secrets and stories behind the characters within the enchanting prelude to The Lord of the Rings.


About the Author
COREY OLSEN is president of Signum University and founder of the Mythgard Institute, an online teaching center for the study of Tolkien and other works of imaginative literature. Through podcasts and his teaching website, The Tolkien Professor, Olsen brings his scholarship on Tolkien to the public. Join the conversation at http: //www.tolkienprofessor.com, or on iTunes.