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Exile, Wyrd and the Anglo-Saxon Warrior Ideal in The Wanderer and Tolkien's Quenta Silmarillion by Esteliel

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As a professor of Anglo-Saxon, Tolkien's stories are undeniably influenced by the literature of this early people. This essay considers how exile, fate, the warrior ideal, and masculinity in the Quenta Silmarillion were influenced by the Anglo-Saxon poem The Wanderer.

Rated: General
Characters: None
Challenges: None
Genres: Non-fiction/Essay
Warnings: None
Series: Reference Library: Essays
Chapters: 1 Completed: Yes
Word count: 1 Read: 763
Published: June 01, 2009 Updated: June 01, 2009

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