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Tolkien’s Old Norse Influences with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson
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Tolkien’s Old Norse Influences with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson

Today I chat with Dr. Ármann Jakobsson, Professor of medieval Icelandic literature at the University of Iceland. We discuss the ways in which Old Norse literature inspired the literary works of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Referenced in Today’s Episode:

Dr. Jakobsson’s Website & Work

Follow Dr. Jakobsson on Academia.edu

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