EVENT- Poster ILLUSTRATED TALK: The Influence of Irish Mythology on the Masterworks of JRR Tolkien -What was Tolkien’s knowledge of Irish mythology, and to what extent may it have influenced his creative output ? Liam Campbell will discuss his latest research, on the influence of Irish Mythology on the creative imagination of JRR Tolkien, exploring the parallels in the masterworks such as The Lord of the Rings and The Silmarillion See http://www.mythiclinks.com
SPEAKER: Dr. Liam CAMPBELL is Derry -based lecturer and scholar of English Literature, Language & Creative Writing, and has lectured in English literature for the University of Ulster. He is the author of “The Ecological Augury in the Works of JRR Tolkien” [ INFO & Book ]and has given many talks across Europe and America on Tolkien, ecocriticism and contemporary literature, including the Burren Tolkien Festival 2014 ].
DATE – Thursday 27 Nov. 2014 TIME: register from 7.15pm, START 7.30pm
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