Articles and Essays

Fimi, D. (2006) ‘“Come Sing ye Light Fairy Things Tripping so Gay”: Victorian Fairies and the Early Work of J.R.R. Tolkien’, Working with English: Medieval and Modern Language, Literature and Drama, 2, pp. 10-26.

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Fimi, D. (2006) ‘“Mad Elves” and “Elusive Beauty”: Some Celtic Strands of Tolkien’s Mythology’, Folklore, 117 (2), pp. 156-170.

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Fimi, D. (2007) ‘Tolkien’s “‘Celtic’ type of legends”: Merging Traditions’, Tolkien Studies, 4, pp. 51-71.

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Fimi, D. (2007) ‘Tolkien and Old Norse Antiquity: Real and Romantic Links in Material Culture’, in Clark, D. and Phelpstead, C. (eds), Old Norse Made New: Essays on the Post-Medieval Reception of Old Norse Literature and Culture. London: Viking Society for Northern Research, pp. 83-99.


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Fimi, D. (2011) ‘Filming Folklore: Adapting Fantasy for the Big Screen through Peter Jackson’s Lord of the Rings’, in Bogstad, J.M. and Kaveny, P. E. (eds), Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Trilogy. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, pp. 84-101.


Fimi, D. (2012) ‘Between Greece and Europe: The Fairy Tales of Penelope Delta’, Fastitocalon: Studies in Fantasticism Ancient to Modern, 2:1, pp. 97-112.


Fimi, D. (2012) ‘Tolkien and the Fantasy Tradition’, in Whitehead, C. (ed.) Critical Insights: The Fantastic. CA: Salem Press, pp. 40-60.


Fimi, D. (2013) ‘‘Wildman of the Woods’: Inscribing tragedy on the landscape of Middle-earth in The children of Húrin’, in Conrad-O’Brien, H. and Hynes, G. (eds), Tolkien: The Forest and the City. Dublin: Four Courts Press, pp. 43-56.


Fimi, D. (2014) ‘Later Fantasy Fiction’, in Lee, S. (ed.) A Companion to J. R. R. Tolkien. Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 335-49.



Fimi, D. (2015) ‘Teaching Tolkien and Race: An Inconvenient Combination?’, in Donovan, Leslie E. (ed.) Approaches to Teaching Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings and Other Works. New York: The Modern Language Association of America, pp. 144-9.


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