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
- June 2014: chapter on Tolkien’s legacy in later fantasy in the Companion to J.R.R. Tolkien, ed. Stuart Lee (see Publications)
- September 2014: Interviewed by John Rhys-Davies for the BBC iWonder Guide on Tolkien and World War I (see Media)
- November 2014: article for The Conversation: “Enid Blyton’s The Faraway Tree to hit the screen in latest bid to aim fantasy at grown-ups” (see Publications)
- December 2014: Presenting the BBC iWonder guide on Tolkien and the Welsh language (see Media)