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Tolkien Chat 12: Adaptation and The Hobbit Movies

Join Dr. Olsen in a session focused on the primary themes of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the nature of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s book!

the_hobbit_parody__hedgehog__s_revenge_by_alswaiter-d5njr4iIf you have seen the first Hobbit film once, twice, three, or more times, and are wondering about the whys and wherefores of Jackson’s adaptation of Tolkien’s work, this Tolkien Chat episode may be just what you need. Professor Corey Olsen, The Tolkien Professor, covers key themes in Jackson’s movie. He also answers some of the questions submitted by live listeners.

You will come away from this session with useful food for thought that should give you a new level of appreciation of Jackson’t movie and Tolkien’s book!

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