J.R.R. Tolkien Not a Fan of Disney Movies

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Tolkien’s book The Hobbit was released in 1937, a couple of months before Snow White hit theaters. Both works highlighted a gaggle of dwarves as major supporting characters, but they could hardly have been more different. – Eric Grundhauser, Atlas Obscura.  Read More:

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The Feminine Heroic

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As a woman, it’s powerful to see narratives where women are allowed to own heroic space… Isak Dinesen said that the “real glory of dreams lies in their atmosphere of unlimited freedom.”  Imagine what would happen if women could claim more of this unlimited freedom? – Megan Mayhew Bergman, The Paris Review. Read More: