Bookworms Anonymous

Elves in Popular Culture

Most people in modern day Western Culture have a very distinct mental picture of how an elf looks like. Few people realize that J.R.R. Tolkien’s works are the source of this mental picture which is very different from European folklore.

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About the author

I’m a female geek born in the seventies who loves to write about (pop) culture, food and friends. I gravitate towards science fiction and fantasy.

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Interesting Events

  • Dutch Comic Con 24 November 2018 – 25 November 2018 Jaarbeurs Utrecht, 3521 AA Utrecht, Netherlands
  • Castlefest Winter Edition 2018 24 November 2018 – 25 November 2018 Stichting Kasteel Keukenhof, Keukenhof 1, 2161 AN Lisse, Netherlands
  • Midwinter Fair Yule Fest 08 December 2018 – 09 December 2018 Archeon Museum Park, Archeonlaan 1, 2408 ZB Alphen aan den Rijn, Netherlands

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