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Playing the Pronoun Game: Are All of The Hobbit’s Dwarves Male?

Playing the Pronoun Game: Are All of The Hobbit’s Dwarves Male?

It’s not exactly a secret that J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit is short on female characters. While the recent Peter Jackson films may have created new characters as well as expanding on the roles of women […]

Women and Chauvinism in Middle-Earth: Shelob

Women and Chauvinism in Middle-Earth: Shelob

During my research for the previous article about Galadriel, I came across Anne C. Petty’s book One Ring to Bind Them All: Tolkien’s Mythology. There she states that Galadriel and Shelob are “both manifestations of the […]