Title

Shieldmaiden

Authors

Allison A. Taylor '14, Gettysburg College

Document Type

Creative Writing

Date of Creation

Fall 2013

Department

English

Abstract

"Shieldmaiden" is a poem that examines J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings series from a feminist perspective, focusing on the character of Éowyn and her influence on female readers of Tolkien's novels.

Comments

This poem was written for Professor Nadine Meyer's English 302: New Poems, New Poets course, Fall 2013.