Writing into the Gap: tolkien's The Legend of Sigurd and Gudrun - a lecture by Tom Shippey (15.03.11 by Pieter Collier) -
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
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.