SO1EO8: Peter Jackson’s Filmic Adaptions of J.R.R. Tolkien

In this episode:

Will Sherwood discusses the filmic adaptions of J.R.R. Tolkien with an in-depth analysis of The Two Towers (Peter Jackson, 2002).

Discussion:
  • The approaches in adaptation studies.
  • How Tolkien created a literary world.
  • Will’s upcoming co-edited collection on Tolkien’s connection to the Romantics.
  • Peter Jackson, Philipa Boyens and Fran Walsh’s adaption.
  • Peter Jackson, Philipa Boyens, and Fran Walsh’s authorial style.
  • An in-depth discussion of The Battle at Helm’s Deep in The Two Towers (Peter Jackson, 2002).
  • The landscape of New Zealand.

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