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Abstract

Examines the evidence in Tolkien’s writings to construct a history of the Shire as a social and political entity. Considers this another example of Tolkien’s ability to imbue his Secondary World with a feeling of reality.

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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien

Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021
http://www.mythsoc.org/mythcon/mythcon-51.htm

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