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FOLK1106 What Makes Tolkien Tick?
Introduction to Tolkien Studies, 5 ECTS
Period II, Thurs. 14–16, starting from 30th of October
Seminar room E221, Minerva, Sirkkala campus

What makes Tolkien tick? That is, what were the major influences on his works, and
why do they remain so popular today? This course focuses on major influences on
Tolkien, including childhood and family life, war experience, scholarship, interest in
other cultures and mythologies including Finnish language and literature, and impact of
fellow Inklings such as C. S. Lewis. We will also touch on genre studies, examining his
interweaving of poems, songs, proverbs, legends, myths, and the role of LOTR as a
21st-century epic. And we’ll consider how well the works have made the leap to
contemporary genres including film. Finally we will examine portrayal of gender, race,
class, and disability in Tolkien’s Legendarium. Thus we will participate in the growing
branch of scholarship known as Tolkien Studies.

Students of folkloristics, cultural studies, popular culture,
literature, philology, media studies, and related programs
may find an interest in this class and are welcome to join.

Substitutes the following courses: Folkloristics S3 (Current Topics and Research
Trends); Media Studies S3 (Project Studies), Popular Culture Studies S3 (Perspectives
to Popular Culture Studies); Other disciplines, please consult teaching staff.

Registration for the course in Nettiopsu from 22nd of September to 20th of October.
8 places are reserved for students of Folkloristics (max. 40).

Teaching methods: Lectures (12 h), readings of primary and secondary materials

Modes of study/Evaluation criteria: written essays, and class and group discussion.
Participation is expected and encouraged!
(This entire class including all written work is conducted in English.)

Teacher responsible: Dr. M. Lee Alexander,
Fulbright Scholar 2014-15

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Registration for the course in Nettiopsu from 22nd of September to 20th of October.
8 places are reserved for students of Folkloristics.

Vastaava opettaja

Dr. M. Lee Alexander, Fulbright Scholar 2014-15

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