Riddles are threaded through The Hobbit , and are key to Tolkien's creative imagination.
The Riddles of The Hobbit situates this novel and the rest of Tolkien's writing in the context of Old English riddling culture, and more modern day examples; it sets out to solve the many riddles of the novel in original and often surprising ways.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 186 pages, VI, 186 p.
- Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
- Publication Date: 01/11/2013
- Category: Literary studies: from c 1900 -
- ISBN: 9781137373632