Analyzes elements of political philosophy as espoused in The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings. Sees stewardship and the individual vs. the group as significant political themes, as well as distrust of democracy, technology, and potentially avaricious rulers.
""Dangerous as a Guide to Deeds": Politics in the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 15
, Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol15/iss1/9
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021