Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, based on the works of Tolkien, is the second feature in the Hobbit trilogy that began at this time last year. 253 more words
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My Christmas Gift to You -- An Illustated Summary of Edmund Spenser's Faerie Queene Part 1 -- First Installment
Edmund Spenser planned a series of twelve great poetic books. He created a new form of poetic stanza with a complicated rhyme and rhythm scheme, which became known as the Spenserian stanza, just for this work. 1,371 more words
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The genealogical trees at the end of the Red Book of Westmarch are a small book in themselves, and all but Hobbits would find them exceedingly dull.