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Mythlore 99/100 Volume 26, Issue 1-2     (purchase below)

Table of Contents

Editorial ---Janet Brennan Croft

“Deep Lies the Sea-Longing”: Inklings of Home ---Charles A. Huttar

The Centre of the Inklings: Lewis? Williams? Barfield? Tolkien? ---Diana Pavlac Glyer

“Good, Not Safe”: Structure vs. Chaos in Narnia and the Writing Workshop ---Ethan Campbell and Robert Jackson

Letters to Malcolm and the Trouble with Narnia: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Their 1949 Crisis ---Eric Seddon

Sacral Kingship: Aragorn as the Rightful and Sacrificial King in The Lord of the Rings ---Karen Simpson Nikakis

Archaeology and the Sense of History in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth ---Deborah Sabo

The Enigma of Radagast: Revision, Melodrama, and Depth ---Nicholas Birns

Tolkien as a Child of The Green Fairy Book ---Ruth Berman

Imitative Desire in Tolkien’s Mythology: A Girardian Perspective ---Hayden Head

Maldon and Moria: On Byrhtnoth, Gandalf, and Heroism in The Lord of the Rings ---Alexander M. Bruce

At Home and Abroad: Éowyn’s Two-fold Figuring as War Bride in The Lord of the Rings ---Melissa Smith

Pagan Beliefs in The Serpent’s Tooth ---Joe R. Christopher

Nazis, Mythology, and Totalitarian Minds in Kurt Vonnegut’s Mother Night ---Gilbert McInnis


Milton, Spenser, and the Chronicles of Narnia: Literary Sources for C.S. Lewis's Novels by Elizabeth Baird Hardy

C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy, edited by Bruce L. Edwards

The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as Writers in Community by Diana Pavlac Glyer

Roots and Branches: Selected Papers on Tolkien by Tom Shippey.

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