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Tolkien on Fairy-Stories

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In his classic essay "On Fairy-Stories" J.R.R. Tolkien provides insight into the creative imagination as it is deployed in fantasy or ‘fairy’ stories, developing an account of these imaginative works that sheds light on Tolkien’s own creative achievements and their relationship to his faith.

Lunch will be provided. Spaces are limited; those wishing to attend should RSVP to Patrick Hough.

David Mahan is Executive Director of the Rivendell Institute and Lecturer in Religion and Literature at the Yale Institute for Sacred Music.