|The School of Education at UWIC has the pleasure to present Tom Shippey - Professor Emeritus of English,
St. Louis University who will be delivering an Open Lecture entitled:
Writing into the Gap:
Tolkien's The Legend of Sigurd & Gudrún
Wednesday 23 March 2011,
7 pm Lecture Theatre 4
Cyncoed Campus Cardiff
Admission is free but numbers are limited,
to book your place please email:
|About Tom Shippey
Tom Shippey has published extensively on medieval literature, and has recently been working on ‘medievalism’ and romantic nationalism, focusing on the work of Jacob Grimm. He established Tolkien scholarship by his acclaimed monograph The Road to Middle-earth, now supplemented by J.R.R. Tolkien: Author of the Century. As the foremost Tolkien scholar, he contributed in the documentaries associated with Peter Jackson’s adaptation of The Lord of the Rings.
Here you can find a transcript of the chat session with Tom Shippey that was held for the release of The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun.
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