Session749
TitleTolkien: Medieval Roots and Modern Branches, I
Date/TimeTuesday 3 July 2018: 14.15-15.45
 
SponsorCardiff Metropolitan University
 
OrganiserThomas Honegger, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
 
Moderator/ChairAnna Smol, English Department, Mount Saint Vincent University, Nova Scotia
 
Paper 749-a Some Boethian Themes as Tools of Characterization in J. R. R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings
(Language: English)
Andrzej Wicher, Zakład Angielskiego Dramatu, Teatru i Filmu, Uniwersytet Łódzki
Index Terms: Medievalism and Antiquarianism; Philosophy
Paper 749-b Eldest: Tom Bombadil and Fintan Mac Bóchra
(Language: English)
Kris Swank, Pima Community College, Arizona
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Celtic; Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 749-c Hobbits: The Un-Recorded People of Middle-Earth
(Language: English)
Aurélie Brémont, Centre d'Études Médiévales Anglaises (CEMA), Sorbonne Université, Paris
Index Terms: Medievalism and Antiquarianism
 
AbstractThis session addresses topics and new approaches to Tolkien's medievalism, ranging from source studies and theoretical readings, to comparative studies (including Tolkien's legacy).