Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)

Unattractive but convenient contraction for The Lord of the Rings (1954-1955) by J R R Tolkien, a text of seminal importance that is very frequently referred to in any discussion of modern Fantasy. [JC]

This entry is taken from the Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997) edited by John Clute and John Grant. It is provided as a reference and resource for users of the SF Encyclopedia, but apart from possible small corrections has not been updated.