Date of Graduation
Master of Arts in English (MA)
Joshua B. Smith
Emilia Bernhard Jackson
Second Committee Member
M. K. Booker
9/11, Lord of the Rings, Tolkien
This thesis investigates how Americans can and do interpret Tolkien's works in light of 9/11 and its proximity to Peter Jackson's film adaptations hitting theaters.
Peebles, James William, "Middle-earth's War on Terror: a Post-9/11 Reception Study on the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien" (2014). Theses and Dissertations. 2353.