Discusses the impact of World War II on the themes and style of The Lord of the Rings, and particularly in Tolkien’s depiction of families affected by war.
Croft, Janet Brennan
""The young perish and the old linger, withering": J.R.R. Tolkien on World War II,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 24
, Article 6.
Available at: http://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol24/iss2/6