Articles tagged lord of the rings

Drawn Together: Cornell’s “Demon Knights” and the Ideal of Camelot

In Demon Knights Paul Cornell not only dramatizes the idea of Camelot, but exquisitely reenacts it at one of the oldest comicbook publishers.

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‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’ in the Fantasy Canon

In Buffy the Vampire Slayer Joss Whedon intentionally set out to blur the boundaries between genres, creating a show that was part drama, part comedy, part horror, part SF, and very definitely part fantasy. Here "Buffy" is analyzed in terms of nature as fantasy.

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Santa Claus: Super Hero Icon and Religious Figure

Kris Kringle has flesh-and-blood status and is a religious secular figure. He is Superman, Peter Parker, Bruce Wayne, Gandalf the White, James Bond, Dr. Who and James T. Kirk all rolled into one.

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Lord of the Rings: Conquest

Lord of the Rings: Conquest feels in so many ways like a poorly-thought out genre exercise in service of a fantastic license.

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25 Feb 2009 // 3:36 AM

You won’t believe who has a new book coming out in May. It’s J.R.R. Tolkien - even though the creator of “

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17 Apr 2007 // 9:59 PM

The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien

Tolkien aimed to provide a completed tale for Ring aficionados who wonder about mentions of Hurin and Turin in The Lord of the Rings.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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