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Mythlore 132 Volume 36, Issue 2

Spring/Summer 2018     (purchase below)

Table of Contents

— Janet Brennan Croft

Tyrion Lannister: A Fulcrum of Balance in George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire
— Patricia Monk

“Love of Knowledge is a Kind of Madness”: Competing Platonisms in the Universes of C.S. Lewis and H.P. Lovecraft
— Guillaume Bogiaris

Allegorical Reference to Oxford University through Classical Myth in the Early Poetry of Dorothy L. Sayers: A Reading of “Alma Mater” from OP. I.
— Barbara L. Prescott

On Superhero Stories: The Marvel Cinematic Universe as Tolkienesque Fantasy
— A.G. Holdier

Bilbo Baggins and the Forty Thieves: The Reworking of Folktale Motifs in The Hobbit (and The Lord of the Rings)
— Giovanni Carmine Costabile

Notes and Letters



Introduction: Divination and Prophecy in Mythopoeic Fantasy
— Emily E. Auger

Letting Sleeping Abnormalities Lie: Lovecraft and the Futility of Divination
— Carol S. Matthews

Tarot and T.S. Eliot in Stephen King’s Dark Tower Novels
— Emily E. Auger

The Unlikely Milliner and the Magician of Threadneedle-street
— K.A. Laity



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