JRR Tolkien and the Great War

Upstone, Sara (2014) JRR Tolkien and the Great War. In: Kingston Connections 2014; 21 - 29 Jun 2014, Kingston upon Thames, U.K.. (Unpublished)

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Drawing on Tolkien's three major works, this talk explores how Tolkien's traumatic experiences as a soldier during the First World War profoundly shaped his novels, creating new worlds that provided relief from the horrors of the 20th Century.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Lecture)
Event Title: Kingston Connections 2014
Organising Body: Alison Baverstock, Kingston Connections
Research Area: English language and literature
Faculty, School or Research Centre: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences (until 2017) > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Katrina Clifford
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2014 12:32
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 12:32
URI: http://eprints.kingston.ac.uk/id/eprint/29768

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