Review of “The Hobbit” and Report on Mythmoot


Tauriel, elf warrior

I have written a little review of The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug; it is published here, on Curator. In this article, I also summarize my experience at The Tolkien Professor’s conference this past weekend, called “Mythmoot II.”

You may also be interested these articles I wrote last year:
“Packing for an Unexpected Journey”
“Embellishment is an Understatement”
“Showing Us Our Inconsistent Selves”

or these lectures:
“Where is The Hobbit? Tolkien’s Fantastical Geography”
“J.R.R. Tolkien, Myth-Maker”


About Sørina Higgins

Sørina Higgins is a writer, English teacher, and Inklings scholar. Sørina serves as Chair of the Department of Language and Literature at Signum University and teaches English at King's College and Lehigh Carbon Community College. She has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" and "Caduceus."
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2 Responses to Review of “The Hobbit” and Report on Mythmoot

  1. David Llewellyn Dodds says:

    Yule (with an eye to the earlier Ages of Middle-earth) and Christmas greetings and good wishes, to you and to all you other readers!


  2. Pingback: Midmoot 2014: Seminar with the Tolkien Professor | The Oddest Inkling

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