Applies the theory of the “gaze” to the audience’s interpretation of Peter Jackson’s films, emphasizing Tolkien’s own characterization of the power of the hypnotic gaze of many of his monsters.
"The Monstrosity of the Gaze: Critical Problems with a Film Adaptation of The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 25
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol25/iss3/7
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021