Takes exception to the assertions of some critics that Donaldson is derivative of Tolkien. Sets out to show that “Donaldson’s chronicles differ from Tolkien’s trilogy in their intent, in their use of the shared materials of fantasy, and in their contemporary, American vision.”
"Donaldson and Tolkien,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 18
, Article 6.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol18/iss4/6
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