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Dr. Michael Drout is a professor of English as well as a leading Tolkien scholar. In our conversation on the podcast, we discuss common misconceptions about The Lord of Rings as well as ancient texts that influenced Tolkien's writing. At first, we talk about Dr. Drout's career and his interest in LotR from an early age. Plus we touch on the fact that he played D&D and a number of other topics.