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Fascism and LOTR Fandom in Italy
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The dangers of traditionalism when the tradition is fascism or some other dysfunctional political stream.

Why is Lord of the Rings and fantasy novels so intriguing to conservatives and the far right? Journalist John Last has been researching the links between The Lord of the Rings and Italian fascist movements. He talks about how the Italian prime minister’s love for Tolkien is interwoven with her politics. Source: The Lord of…

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