Tolkienesque Fantasy is All About Racism

But there was one problem: isn’t traditional “Tolkienesque” fantasy all about racism? Elves are different from dwarves are different from halflings are different from humans are different from orcs and goblins. Yes, orcs and goblins, there’s the rub. Isn’t the notion of a race representing the embodiment of evil a classic definition of racism?


Folksonomies: fantasy racism

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This Night I\'ll Possess Your Corpse (0.526410): dbpedia_resource
Fairy tale (0.476551): dbpedia_resource
Racism (0.468339): dbpedia_resource
Aristotle (0.434026): dbpedia_resource
Milhem Cortaz (0.427937): dbpedia_resource
José Mojica Marins (0.427937): dbpedia_resource
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 Legend of Drizzt: Collected Short Stories
Books, Brochures, and Chapters>Book:  Salvatore, R.A. (2011-02-02), Legend of Drizzt: Collected Short Stories, Retrieved on 2023-09-23
Folksonomies: fantasy