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Experiencing the Sacred : The Hobbit as a Holy Text (2019)


Korpua, J., Ruotsalainen, M., Siikilä-Laitila, M., Välisalo, T., & Hirsjärvi, I. (2019). Experiencing the Sacred : The Hobbit as a Holy Text. In C. M. Cusack, J. W. Morehead, & V. L. D. Robertson (Eds.), The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom : Essays on the Intersection of Religion and Pop Culture (pp. 102-118). McFarland.


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Publication details

All authors or editors: Korpua, Jyrki; Ruotsalainen, Maria; Siikilä-Laitila, Minna; Välisalo, Tanja; Hirsjärvi, Irma

Parent publication: The Sacred in Fantastic Fandom : Essays on the Intersection of Religion and Pop Culture

Parent publication editors: Cusack, Carole M.; Morehead, John W.; Robertson, Venitia Laura Delano

ISBN: 978-1-4766-7083-6

Publication year: 2019

Pages range: 102-118

Number of pages in the book: 202

Publisher: McFarland

Publication country: United States

Publication language: English

Publication open access: Not open

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Additional information: Liittyy hankkeeseen: The World Hob­bit Pro­ject in Fin­land (Uses of Fan­ta­sy) (2016-2017).


Keywords: fandom; transmedia; profane; fantasy; nostalgia; postmodernism; sacred; fantasy literature

Free keywords: fan; grand narratives; holy; hyperreal; implicit religion; Jackson, Peter; myth; neo-sacred; postmodern sacred; religion; ritual; sacred viewing; sacredness; secular; spiritual; The Hobbit; Tolkien, J. R. R.; transmedial worlds


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Ministry reporting: Yes

Reporting Year: 2019

JUFO rating: 1


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