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Carolyne Larrington

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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 Sylvia Townsend Warner

Carolyne Larrington introduces the writing of Sylvia Townsend Warner whose first novel Lolly...

Carolyne Larrington
2 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 Series Two Episode One: Introducing the Modern Fairies Project

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield introduce the artists and outcomes of the Modern Fairies...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
2 Series Two Episode Two: Fairy Time and Space

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield explore the ways in which the project artists engaged with the...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
3 Series Two Episode Three: Fairies and Children

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield uncover the works inspired by the strange tale of the Green...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
4 Series Two Episode Four: Fairies and the Environment

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield talk about a new theme that emerged in the ‘Modern Fairies’...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
5 Series Two Episode Five: Fairy and Other Transformations

Carolyne Larrington and Fay Hield discuss the theme of transformation through fairy or other...

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield
6 Loathly Ladies

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

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon
7 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
8 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
9 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
10 Introducing Fairies and Fairyland

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

Carolyne Larrington, Fay Hield, Brian McMahon
11 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