The Lorehounds: The Last of Us – The Rings of Power – S01E03 – Adar

Episode Description:

David and John discuss Tolkien’s concept of “Canons of Literary Art” and discuss how to measure if an adaptation runs true to its source. Then, they play a little catchup on some lore & context from Episodes 1 and 2 and answer a listener question before going in for a deep dive on the Island of Numenor!


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The Lorehouds: History of the Second Age Podcast Series

Prologue: Tolkien the man and the lands and people of Middle Earth (Jul 11, 2022)

Ch. 1: History of Tolkien’s writings and the rise of Númenor (Jul 18, 2022)

Ch. 2: History of film, tv, and radio adaptations and the fall of Númenor (Jul 25, 2022)

Ch. 3: Tolkien’s academic career and a breakdown of the Elves (Aug 1, 2022)

Ch. 4: Tolkien’s influence on modern fantasy and the creation of the Rings (Aug 8, 2022)

Ch. 5: Tolkien’s wartime experience and The Last Alliance of Men and Elves (Aug 15, 2022)

Ch. 6: Christopher Tolkien and the Aftermath of the war with Sauron (Aug 22, 2022)

Epilogue: Listener Q&A – email us and/or post in the discord (Aug 29, 2022)