Of J.R.R. Tolkien and status quos: Compendium

Seeing as this series ended up in fifteen pieces, I figured it would be handy to keep easy links in one place:

Original McGarry and Ravipinto Essay

  • Part I: Introduction, Stross’ quote as applied to pre-Tolkien fantasy and The Hobbit
  • Part II: Stross’ quote as applied to The Lord of the Rings
  • Part III: Stross’ quote as applied to The Lord of the Rings (plus Epic Pooh)
  • Part IV: Status quo and the Dwarves
  • Part V: Status quo and the Elves
  • Part VI: Status quo and Men (Númenor)
  • Part VII: Status quo and Men (Gondor)
  • Part VIII: Privileged heroes
  • Part IX: Aragorn’s Tax Policy
  • Part X: The Hero’s Journey
  • Part XI: Sauron I
  • Part XII: Sauron II
  • Part XIII: Reproduction, and the past as greater
  • Part XIV: Racism
  • Part XV: Homosexuality and women

 

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