Tolkien, applicability and the translation of personal experience

The dialogue between Tolkien and his readers as a neverending translation of experiences.

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Recently, I took part in an online meeting of Tolkien fans, and one of them said something that surprised me. He said he doesn’t understand why so many people read The Lord of the Rings in light of…

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Exploring Tolkien’s Middle-earth. The places and characters. The stories. Searching for their deeper meaning.

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JazzFeathers

JazzFeathers

Author of historical fantasy novels set in the 1920s | Dieselpunk | 1920s social history blogger | Hopeless Tolkien nerd https://theoldshelter.com/

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