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Hello and welcome to my website. I am Dr Dimitra Fimi, lecturer in English and specialist on J.R.R. Tolkien and fantasy literature. I also lecture on science fiction, children’s literature and myth and folklore.

Recent Events and Publications

  • May 2014: Paper on Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur at the International Congress on Medieval Studies at Kalamazoo, Michigan (see Presentations)
  • May 2014: Online talk on Tolkien’s tale “Sellic Spell” which appeared with his newly published translation of Beowulf
  • June 2014: chapter on Tolkien’s legacy in later fantasy in the Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Stuart Lee (see Publications)
  • July 2014: Interviewed by John Rhys-Davies for the BBC iWonder Guide on Tolkien and World War I (see Media)
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Interviewed by John Rhys-Davies for the BBC iWonder Guide on Tolkien and World War I

 

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Award-winning monograph on Tolkien (see under Publications)

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Latest publication: Chapter 23: “Later Fantasy Fiction: Tolkien’s Legacy” (see under Publications)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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