Worldcon75 podcast about epic fantasy


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Worldcon75 podcast about Epic Fantasy with Edward James and Jyrki Korpua. Hosted by Jani Ylönen. Prepare to read long books! Is one of the lessons learned when Edward James and Jyrki Korpua talk about Epic fantasy in literature, television and film. Edward James is a British scholar of medieval history and science fiction and he is Emeritus Professor of Medieval History at University College, Dublin. Jyrki Korpua is a Finnish university reseacher at the University of Oulu and he acts as Chair of the Board in The Finnish Society for Science Fiction and Fantasy Research and is former chair of The Society for Cultural Studies (Kulttuurintutkimuksen seura ry). Following titles were mentioned during the discussion: Lord of the Rings Anna Karenina War and Peace A Song of Fire and Ice Game of Thrones The Shannara Chronicles Stardust Sandman Tales of King Arthur Xena: Warrior Princess Conan the Barbarian Babylon 5 Firefly Ballantine Adult Fantasy series Earthsea Discworld Excalibur Rain Wild Chronicles Comments and questions can be send to

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