Archive for: J.R.R. Tolkien

Economics in Fantasy Literature, Or, Why Nerds Really Like Stuff

The magic sword of fandom.

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Adventure, Small As Life

Tolkien’s The Hobbit

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Jailers Hate Escapism: Epic Fantasy as Subversive Literature

Epic Fantasy, conservatism, and realism.

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The Good Boromir

Peter Jackson and Sean Bean beat Tolkien.

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Frodo, Drama Queen

Peter Jackson is too twitchy to care for Frodo.

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The 3-D Gave Me a Headache and Seven More Complaints about The Hobbit

The film goes ever on.

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The Genocide Against the Orcs

Some more comments on Hobbits and violence.

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