Session Title

Tolkien and His Medieval Sources

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Tolkien at Kalamazoo

Organizer Name

Brad Eden

Organizer Affiliation

Valparaiso Univ.

Presider Name

Edward Risden

Presider Affiliation

St. Norbert College

Paper Title 1

Tolkien Grammaticus: The Influence of the Gesta Danorum on The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings

Presenter 1 Name

Leigh Smith

Presenter 1 Affiliation

East Stroudsburg Univ.

Paper Title 2

Approaching "Se Uncuthaholm": Tolkien's Early Study of Anglo-Saxon Poetry and Prose as a Source for the Invention of Ottor Waefre

Presenter 2 Name

Andrew Higgins

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Cardiff Metropolitan Univ.

Paper Title 3

Creative Corrections: Tolkien's Response to Beorhtnoth's Ofermod

Presenter 3 Name

Colin Pajda

Presenter 3 Affiliation

St. Louis Univ.

Paper Title 4

Hrolfr Kraki in Tolkien's Middle-earth

Presenter 4 Name

Brent Landon Johnson

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Mythgard Institute/Signum Univ.

Start Date

8-5-2014 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 208

Description

This session will focus on Tolkien's medieval and linguistic backgrounds as sources for his scholarship and the construction of his legendarium.

Brad Eden

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May 8th, 10:00 AM

Tolkien and His Medieval Sources

Bernhard 208

This session will focus on Tolkien's medieval and linguistic backgrounds as sources for his scholarship and the construction of his legendarium.

Brad Eden