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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>
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'''Stefan Ekman''' (b. [[1972]]<ref>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.ht.lu.se/o.o.i.s?id=21232&p=StefanEkman|articlename=Stefan Ekman|dated=|website=[http://www.ht.lu.se/o.o.i.s/11936 Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund university]|accessed=7 February 2012}}</ref>) is a Swedish fantasy scholar with a PhD in English from [[Wikipedia:Lund University|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] (accessed 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)] (accessed 23 May 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]]''.
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*[[2013]]: ''Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings'' (forthcoming)
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*[[2009]]: [[Tolkien Studies: Volume 6|''Tolkien Studies'': Volume 6]]
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**"Echoes of ''Pearl'' in Arda's Landscape"
  
 
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Stefan Ekman (b. 1972[1]) 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.[2] 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.[3]

Bibliography, selected

Books

  • 2013: Here Be Dragons: Exploring Fantasy Maps and Settings (forthcoming)

Articles

External links

References

  1. "Stefan Ekman", Faculties of Humanities and Theology at Lund university (accessed 7 February 2012)
  2. Mythopes - personal blog (accessed 9 September 2010)
  3. Personal webpage (Swedish) (accessed 23 May 2010)