News for May 31, 2004

Reaching for the Ring

5/31/04, 10:51 am EST - maegwen

The Chronicle for Higher Education examines the growing field of Tolkien scholarship. "Literary scholars have been analyzing [Tolkien's] cosmos since the mid-1960s. But there is a difference between success with the motion-picture academy and legitimacy in academe, as those working in the field of Tolkien studies are only too well aware" [More]

An online discussion with Michael D.C. Drout, an associate professor of English at Wheaton College, in Massachusetts, will take place on June 3rd. [More]