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Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.

Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.
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Podcasts that explore the relationship between J.R.R. Tolkien and Oxford University, where he both studied and worked.

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English


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The Lord of the Rings: Tolkien's Legacy

11/16/2015
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60 years since the publication of the series' final volume, a distinguished panel explore Tolkien's literary legacy. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the publication of the final volume of Tolkien’s fantasy epic, The Lord of the Rings, the Bodleian Libraries and TORCH hosted a panel discussion on reactions to Tolkien’s work, then and now. The discussion was introduced by Elleke Boehmer (Acting TORCH Director and Professor of World Literature, University of Oxford), and chaired by Stuart...

Duration:00:40:32

Tolkien's Languages

3/21/2011
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These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.

Duration:00:55:31

Tolkien and Medieval Literature

3/21/2011
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These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.

Duration:00:46:08

J R R Tolkien 'Beyond the Shoreless Sea'

3/21/2011
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These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.

Duration:00:51:31

J R R Tolkien: Medievalist and Mythmaker

3/21/2011
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These lectures cover an introduction to J R R Tolkien's career, show how medieval literature influenced his fiction, and consider the wider scheme Tolkien worked on linking his mythology to historical and other mythical events.

Duration:00:50:43

The Hobbit at the Bodleian: World Book Day

4/13/2010
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Judith Priestman, curator of the Bodleian library, discusses the World Book Day 2010 exhibition, where a selection of J.R.R. Tolkien's original artwork which was used to illustrate The Hobbit, was on display to the public.

Duration:00:11:43

Talking Tolkien: The influences of Medieval Literature on the Fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien

3/25/2010
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Stuart Lee and Elizabeth Solopova discuss the influences of medieval literature on the fiction of J. R. R. Tolkien.

Duration:00:34:13

Tolkien and Languages: Ancient and Invented

12/1/2008
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Interview with Dr Elizabeth Solopova from the Bodlian Library on the influence of medieval language on Tolkien's fiction.

Duration:00:23:53

Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary: 'The Ring of Words'

10/23/2008
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A discussion with the authors of 'The Ring of Words', an exploration into Tolkien's work as a lexicographer for the Oxford English Dictionary.

Duration:00:41:39