Vol. 28 (2009-2010)
No. 1 (2009)
The Noldor and the Tuatha Dé Danaan: J.R.R. Tolkien's Irish Influences
Annie Kinniburgh, University of Mary Washington, VAFollow
Shows what use Tolkien made of some elements of Celtic folklore by tracing similarities between Tolkien’s Noldor and the Irish Tuatha de Danaan, demonstrating that his Elves owe at least as much to this heritage as to the Norse álfar.
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