IMC 2018: Sessions

Session 849: Tolkien: Medieval Roots and Modern Branches, II

Tuesday 3 July 2018, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Cardiff Metropolitan University
Organiser:Thomas Honegger, Institut für Anglistik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Moderator/Chairs:Dimitra Fimi, Department of Humanities, Cardiff Metropolitan University
Thomas Honegger, Institut für Anglistik, Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Paper 849-aLonging 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-bTolkien's Agrarianism in Its Time
(Language: English)
Joshua Richards, Faculty of English, Williams Baptist College, Arkansas
Index terms: Language and Literature - Other, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Paper 849-cFrodo 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-dA Man of His Time?: Tolkien and the Edwardian Worldview
(Language: English)
Brad Eden, Christopher Center for Library & Information Resources, Valparaiso University, Indiana
Index terms: Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Abstract

This session addresses topics and new approaches to Tolkien’s medievalism, ranging from source studies and theoretical readings, to comparative studies (including Tolkien’s legacy).