In which Carla explores all the different incarnations of Childe Roland and his Dark Tower quest throughout history.


Referenced and related episodes:

Episode 19: The King’s Eclipse:

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Episode 54: Gilead: Meaning in Place

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English Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs

Men and Women by Robert Browning: “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came”, Robert Browning 

The maze and pilgrimage of poetic creation in Browning's "Childe Roland to the Dark Tower came", Jean-Charles Perquin, Assistant Professor of English, LYON 2 University, France

Behind “Childe Rowland”:

Faerie Etiquette:


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