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J.R.R. Tolkien’s map of Middle-earth on display at the Huntington. (Mel Melcon/​Los Angeles Times)
J.R.R. Tolkien’s map of Middle-earth
on display at the Huntington.
(Mel Melcon/​Los Angeles Times)

‘Mapping Fiction,’ at the Huntington, explores novels’ landscapes, invented and real

Los Angeles Times } Dorany Pineda

… Drawing on the Huntington’s archives, the show explores the construction of made-up worlds through maps and novels, including expressive etchings of Joyce’s Dublin; J.R.R. Tolkien’s map from The Lord of the Rings trilogy [sic]; Octavia Butler’s visualizations of Parable of the Talents and the unpublished Parable of the Trickster; Robert Louis Stevenson’s map of Treasure Island; and many others.…

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