Review of trees in the Middle-earth legendarium, from Telperion and Laurelin to Treebeard. Argues that throughout the history of Arda, the practice of art and agriculture have negative consequences, constituting as they do distance and alienation from the original creation.
Walker, Stephen L.
"The War of the Rings Treelogy: An Elegy for Lost Innocence and Wonder,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 5
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol5/iss1/1
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