The only problem is, the angel has to blow his trumpet nine times.
Following up on that last post . . .
One of the achievements of The Lord of the Rings is its complicated narrative architecture. Stories are interlaced and we follow, now this sub-plot,…
The consensus opinion among Tolkien critics -- including those who greatly admire his work -- is that The Lord of the Rings is slow to get going,…
The institutions of the Roman Republic have cast a long shadow over western government. Even our Founders paid close attention to the Roman model,…