Session849
TitleTolkien: Medieval Roots and Modern Branches, II
Date/TimeTuesday 3 July 2018: 16.30-18.00
 
SponsorCardiff Metropolitan University
 
OrganiserThomas Honegger, Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
 
Moderator/ChairDimitra Fimi, Centre for Fantasy & the Fantastic, School of Critical Studies, University of Glasgow
 
Paper 849-a Longing for Death: Tolkien and Sehnsucht
(Language: English)
Anna Vaninskaya, School of Literatures, Languages & Cultures, University of Edinburgh
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Other; Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 849-b Tolkien's Agrarianism in Its Time
(Language: English)
Joshua Richards, Department of English & Communication Arts, Williams Baptist College, Arkansas
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Other; Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 849-c Frodo Surrealist: André Breton and J. R. R. Tolkien on Dreams
(Language: English)
Claudio Antonio Testi, Independent Scholar, Modena
Index Terms: Language and Literature - Other; Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 849-d A Man of His Time?: Tolkien and the Edwardian Worldview
(Language: English)
Brad Eden, Independent Scholar, Valparaiso, Indiana
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).