Review of “The Hobbit” and Report on Mythmoot

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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 PhD student in English and Presidential Scholar at Baylor University. She also serves as Chair of the Language and Literature Department at Signum University, online. Her latest publication is an academic essay collection on "The Inklings and King Arthur" (Apocryphile Press, December 2017). Her interests include British Modernism, the Inklings, Arthuriana, theatre, and magic. She holds an M.A. from Middlebury College’s Bread Loaf School of English. Sørina blogs about British poet Charles Williams at The Oddest Inkling, wrote the introduction to a new edition of Williams’s "Taliessin through Logres" (Apocryphile, 2016), and edited Williams’s "The Chapel of the Thorn" (Apocryphile, 2014). As a creative writer, Sørina has published two books of poetry, "The Significance of Swans" (2007) and "Caduceus" (2012).
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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!

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

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