• J.R.R. Tolkien and the Rise of the Modern Epic

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    Name: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Rise of the Modern Epic
    Date: July 26, 2018
    Time: 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM EDT
    Website: http://vcca.com
    Event Description:
    The epic genre has been around for thousands of years but in the 20th century, it saw a new day. VCCA Fellow Brian Culhane, in residency from Seattle, WA, will discuss the evolution of the traditional epic hero, from Homer to Wordsworth to Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings. Culhane received his MFA in poetry from Columbia University and his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of Washington where he studied the epic tradition. Sponsored by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts and Riverviews Artspace.
    Location:
    Rosel H. Schewel Theater at Riverviews Artspace, Lynchburg, VA 24504
    Date/Time Information:
    Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 7:30 PM
    Contact Information:
    K. McKinney at VCCA
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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