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Tolkien Lecture at Belmont University

June 19, 2006 at 7:45 pm by xoanon  - 

The Magic Ring meets The Lord of the Rings. Before Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings was the Baron de la Motte Fouqué’s The Magic Ring in 1813. Fouqué’s three-volume epic fantasy was immensely popular and influential when it was released. The Magic Ring shares many similar inspirations with Tolkien’s work, including the Icelandic Eddas, the Germanic Nibelungenlied, and the medieval interlace structure. [More]

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