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Mythlore 139 Volume 40, Issue 1

Fall/Winter 2021     (purchase below)

Table of Contents

— Janet Brennan Croft

All Worthy Things: The Personhood of Nature in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Legendarium
— Sofia Parrila

The Shape of Water in J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings
— Norbert Schürer

Mirrors to the Underworld: Reflective Portals between Life and Death in the Harry Potter Series
— Trenton J. McNulty

Lewis and Clarke in the Caves: Art and Platonic Worlds in Piranesi
— Julie M. Dugger

Just Reading A Spell for Chameleon: An Appreciation with Caveats, and an Elegy
— Dennis Wilson Wise

Responsibility and Critical Thinking as Markers of Adulthood in Two Coming-of-Age Fantasy Series: Terry Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching Novels and Jonathan Stroud’s Bartimeus Trilogy
— Anna Köhler

The Conscience of Solomon Kane: Robert E. Howard’s Rhetorics of Motive, World, and Race
— Gabriel Mamola

But Where Shall Wisdom be Found? The Lord of the Rings and the Wisdom Literature of the Hebrew Bible
— Mattie E. Gustafson

“Taliessin in the Rose-Garden”: A Symbolic Analysis
— Joseph Thompson

The Enigmatic Loss of Proto-Hobbitic
— Thomas Honegger

How Tolkien Saved His Neck: A lusinghe Proposition to the Oxford Dante Society
— John R. Holmes

Notes and Letters

Review Essay


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