29 Nov 2018

Is Lord of the Rings racist towards orcs?

From The Panel, 4:55 pm on 29 November 2018

A well-known fantasy writer, and professor, Andy Duncan, has got stuck into an even better-known fantasy writer, and professor, J.R.R. Tolkien, over the depiction of orcs in The Lord of the Rings. The allegations are of racism and discrimination. This is in a much-watched conversation hosted online by Wired magazine.