J.R.R. Tolkien: A Mythology for England

  • Quarters: Autumn
  • General Education Requirements: VLPA, I&S

Explores J.R.R. Tolkien in historical context. Influence of the nineteenth-century philosophy and folklore, World War I, Germanic mythology, Oxford Christianity, and the Inklings. Primary themes include language as a source of myth, fate and free will, religion, technology and nature, heroism and war, race and evil.