24 October 2018 1.00pm — 1.45pm
Lecture Theatre, Weston Library (Map)
Eleanor Parker, Brasenose College
Janet Walwyn | 01865 287156 | firstname.lastname@example.org
The language and literature of medieval Scandinavia and Iceland had a profound influence on Tolkien's imagination. This talk will introduce the language through exploring some of the Old Norse sagas, poems and legends which particularly interested Tolkien in his scholarly and creative work.
This series, convened by Stuart Lee, presents five Oxford academics who examine the medieval languages that J.R.R. Tolkien studied and taught. Each lecture presents a short introduction to a language and its literature.
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