Interpretations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria: A Competent Reader or Overinterpretation?

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Abstract

In this article I explore interpretations of Moria, including my own with help of the Model of the Cooperative Reader developed by Umberto Eco (1932-2016). Moria is interpreted as a reference to the Biblical Moria in the Abraham cycle, it is connected with the Latin verb morior (to die), and the Greek word μωρία (folly). I trace back the formation of these
Original languageEnglish
JournalLembas
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Apr 2019

Fingerprint

Reader
Latin Verb
Folly
Umberto Eco
Greek Word

Keywords

  • interpretation
  • moria
  • Umberto Eco

Cite this

@article{00d728ded24d4a8db2434a3b3b90f80e,
title = "Interpretations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria: A Competent Reader or Overinterpretation?",
abstract = "In this article I explore interpretations of Moria, including my own with help of the Model of the Cooperative Reader developed by Umberto Eco (1932-2016). Moria is interpreted as a reference to the Biblical Moria in the Abraham cycle, it is connected with the Latin verb morior (to die), and the Greek word μωρία (folly). I trace back the formation of these",
keywords = "interpretation, moria, Umberto Eco",
author = "{van Wingerden}, Ruben",
year = "2019",
month = "4",
language = "English",
journal = "Lembas",
issn = "0167-823x",
publisher = "Tolkien Genootschap Unquendor",

}

Interpretations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria: A Competent Reader or Overinterpretation? / van Wingerden, Ruben.

In: Lembas, 06.2019.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

TY - JOUR

T1 - Interpretations of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Moria: A Competent Reader or Overinterpretation?

AU - van Wingerden, Ruben

PY - 2019/4

Y1 - 2019/4

N2 - In this article I explore interpretations of Moria, including my own with help of the Model of the Cooperative Reader developed by Umberto Eco (1932-2016). Moria is interpreted as a reference to the Biblical Moria in the Abraham cycle, it is connected with the Latin verb morior (to die), and the Greek word μωρία (folly). I trace back the formation of these

AB - In this article I explore interpretations of Moria, including my own with help of the Model of the Cooperative Reader developed by Umberto Eco (1932-2016). Moria is interpreted as a reference to the Biblical Moria in the Abraham cycle, it is connected with the Latin verb morior (to die), and the Greek word μωρία (folly). I trace back the formation of these

KW - interpretation

KW - moria

KW - Umberto Eco

M3 - Article

JO - Lembas

JF - Lembas

SN - 0167-823x

ER -