Analyzes the symbolic importance of directions in The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit. Notes the pervasive Nordic influence in particular, especially in the similar symbolic attributes of North and East.
Burns, Marjorie J.
"J.R.R. Tolkien and the Journey North,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 15
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol15/iss4/1
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