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Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington
Academic Position:
Professor of Medieval European Literature
College:
St John's
Research Interests:
Old Norse literature, Arthurian literature, emotion in medieval European literature, the re-mediation of medieval material in the modern period

Carolyne Larrington teaches medieval English literature at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author of Winter is Coming: the Medieval World of Game of Thrones (Bloomsbury, 2015) and her new book on the show, All Men Must Die is forthcoming from Bloomsbury later this year.

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1 Why 'Game of Thrones' Matters

Carolyne Larrington discusses some reasons for the popularity of the HBO series, explores some...

Carolyne Larrington
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1 Introducing Fairies and Fairyland

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield in conversation about traditional British tales about fairies...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon
2 Fairy Wives and Fairy Lovers

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield talk about love and marriage between humans and fairies.

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Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
3 Helpful Fairies

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield discuss how fairies and humans can co-operate and assist each...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon, Lucy Farrell, Ewan McPherson
4 Fairies, Children and Changelings

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield talk about the strange interest that fairies take in human...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon, Marry Waterson, Ben Nicholls, Barney Morse-Brown
5 Loathly Ladies

In the last podcast of the current series, Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield discuss the figure...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon
6 Wolves and Winter: Old Norse Myths and Children's Literature

Dr Carolyne Larrington, Supernumerary Fellow and Tutor in English, St John's College, gives...

Carolyne Larrington