Frodo vs. Harry Potter

The Harry Potter Automatic News Aggregator, a website about all things Harry Potter, notes an upcoming lecture at Belmont University by Dr. Amy Sturgis comapring the works of J.R.R. Tolkien and J.K. Rowling. Dr. Sturgis will discuss how Tolkien and Rowling brought what was originally a children’s genre into the realm of adult themes, including death and bereavement, prejudice, change, and choice.