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Mythlore 138 Volume 39, Issue 2

Spring/Summer 2021     (purchase below)

Table of Contents

— Janet Brennan Croft

Special Issue Contents: Honoring Ursula K. Le Guin: Citizen of Mondath

Introduction to the Special Issue: The Art, the Craft, the Tale of Vision and Re-vision: Ursula K. Le Guin Shows the Way
— Melanie A. Rawls

Aspects of Worldbuilding: Taoism as Foundational in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Saga
— Dennis Friedrichsen

Magic, Witchcraft, and Faërie: Evolution of Magical Ideas in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Cycle
— Oleksandra Filonenko

The Taoist Myths of Winter: Mythopoesis in The Left Hand of Darkness
— Derance A. Rolim Filho

Who is There? Subjectivity, Transformation, and the Child’s Journey in Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Tombs of Atuan
— Meghgann Cassidy

“Beware Her, the Day She Finds Her Strength!”: Tehanu and the Power of the Marginalized to Affect Social Change in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea Saga
— Jon Alkorta Martiartu

The Four Deaths of Ged
— John Rosegrant

Special Issue Notes:
— The Practical Geography of Always Coming Home, David Bratman
— Ursula’s Bookshelf, Kris Swank

Notes and Letters


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