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Stefan Ekman

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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]

Bibliography, selected


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


External links


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