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Where the Shadows Lie
 Title page
 Table of Contents
 Guide to Citations
 Part I: Escape
  Chap 1 - Introduction
  Chap 2 - Tolkien and Modernity
  Chap 3 - On Fantasy
  Chap 4 - The Structure of the Myth
 Part 2: Critique
  Chap 5 - The Old Forest
  Chap 6 - Dwarves and Elves
  Chap 7 - Men
  Chap 8 - The Enemy
 Part 3: Recovery
  Chap 9 - Hopelessness and the Renewal of Strength
  Chap 10 - Scouring the Shire


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