Joseph CAMPBELL® Mythological RoundTable® of Dublin at MYTHIC LINKS Ireland

Lord of the Rings-Irish Mythology & JRR Tolkien -Thurs. 27 Nov.-Dr.Liam CAMPBELL

TOLKIEN Thumb-v7EVENT- 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

VENUE; United Arts Club, 3 Upper FITZWILLIAM St., Dublin 2 MAP ]

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