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J.R.R. Tolkien
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1 Approaching Fantasy Literature

This shortened version of a lecture seeks to introduce the listener to the concept of fantasy...

Stuart Lee
2 Re-Enchanted: The Rise of Children’s Fantasy Literature in the Twentieth Century

Maria Sachiko Cecire introduces the idea of an Oxford School of children’s fantasy literature,...

Maria Sachiko Cecire
3 Middle Earth and Tolkien's Digital Afterlives

Stuart Lee traces how Tolkien's Middle-earth and especially 'The Lord of the Rings' have been...

Stuart Lee
4 The Stories of Lewis Carroll, J.R.R. Tolkien and Philip Pullman

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Stuart Lee and Margaret Kean explore the digital afterlives of these...

Robert Douglas-Fairhurst, Stuart Lee, Margaret Kean
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1 What Tolkien learnt from Beowulf: Representations of Evil

Smaug the Golden, Sauron the Terrible, the Balrog of Moria... These are some of J. R. R. Tolkien...

Rafael J. Pascual
2 Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary: 'The Ring of Words'

A discussion with the authors of 'The Ring of Words', an exploration into Tolkien's work as a...

Stuart Lee, Peter Gilliver, Jeremy Marshall, Edmund Weiner
3 Tolkien and Languages: Ancient and Invented

Interview with Dr Elizabeth Solopova from the Bodlian Library on the influence of medieval...

Elizabeth Solopova, Stuart Lee
4 Talking Tolkien: The influences of Medieval Literature on the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien

Stuart Lee and Elizabeth Solopova discuss the influences of medieval literature on the fiction...

Stuart Lee, Elizabeth Solopova
5 J.R.R. Tolkien: Medievalist and Mythmaker

These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature...

Stuart Lee
6 J.R.R. Tolkien 'Beyond the Shoreless Sea'

These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature...

Stuart Lee
7 Tolkien and Medieval Literature

These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature...

Elizabeth Solopova
8 Tolkien's Languages

These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature...

Elizabeth Solopova
9 The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien's Legacy

To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of the final volume of Tolkien’s fantasy...

Elleke Boehmer, Stuart Lee, Patrick Curry, Dimitra Fimi, Andy Orchard
10 Interview: Catherine Butler

An interview with Dr Catherine Butler (Cardiff University) by Will Brockbank (Oxford). Dr Butler...

Catherine Butler, Will Brockbank
11 The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day

Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition...

Judith Priestman