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Stefan Ekman

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'''Stefan Ekman''' is a Swedish doctoral student in English at Lund University, writing a dissertation on fantasy literature, ''Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes: An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy'',  which will be defended on 16 October 2010.<ref>[http://mythotopes.wordpress.com/about/ Mythopes - personal blog], as of 9 September 2010</ref> Between 2002 and 2009, Ekman was employed by a Swedish publishing company as a fantasy specialist. He has also worked as translator of fantasy books, and taught English at various universities in Sweden.<ref>[http://www.ordskogen.com/stefan/04_cv.htm Personal webpage (Swedish)], as of May 23, 2010</ref>
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'''Stefan Ekman''' is a Swedish fantasy scholar with a PhD in English from Lund University. His dissertation on settings in fantasy literature, ''Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes: An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy'',  has substantial sections on ''The Lord of the Rings''. It was successfully defended on 16 October 2010.<ref>[http://mythotopes.wordpress.com/about/ Mythopes - personal blog], as of 9 September 2010</ref> Between 2002 and 2009, Ekman was employed by a Swedish publishing company as a fantasy specialist. He has also worked as translator of fantasy books, and taught English at various universities in Sweden.<ref>[http://www.ordskogen.com/stefan/04_cv.htm Personal webpage (Swedish)], as of May 23, 2010</ref>
  
 
In 2009, Stefan Ekman contributed internationally to the study of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by publishing the article "Echoes of Pearl in Arda's Landscape" in ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 6]]''.
 
In 2009, Stefan Ekman contributed internationally to the study of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] by publishing the article "Echoes of Pearl in Arda's Landscape" in ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 6]]''.

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Stefan Ekman is a Swedish fantasy scholar with a PhD in English from Lund University. His dissertation on settings in fantasy literature, Writing Worlds, Reading Landscapes: An Exploration of Settings in Fantasy, has substantial sections on The Lord of the Rings. It was successfully defended on 16 October 2010.[1] Between 2002 and 2009, Ekman was employed by a Swedish publishing company as a fantasy specialist. He has also worked as translator of fantasy books, and taught English at various universities in Sweden.[2]

In 2009, Stefan Ekman contributed internationally to the study of J.R.R. Tolkien by publishing the article "Echoes of Pearl in Arda's Landscape" in Tolkien Studies: Volume 6.

External links

References

  1. Mythopes - personal blog, as of 9 September 2010
  2. Personal webpage (Swedish), as of May 23, 2010