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A scholarly, peer-reviewed journal devoted to the study of mythopoeic literature

Mythlore 101/102

Volume 26, Issue 3/4
2008 Spring/Summer
222 pages

Table of Contents

That Most Unselfish Man”: George Sayer, 1914-2005: Pupil, Biographer, and Friend of Inklings —Mike Foster

Selected Sayer Holdings at the Wade Center —Christopher W. Mitchell

Tolkien’s Linguistic Application of the Seventh Deadly Sin: Lust —Emma B. Hawkins

Song as Mythic Conduit in The Fellowship of the Ring —Cami Agan

The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm’s Son”: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sequel to “The Battle of Maldon” —Marie Nelson

Two Views of Faërie in Smith of Wootton Major: Nokes and his Cake, Smith and his Star —Josh B. Long

Putting Away Childish Things: Incidents of Recovery in Tolkien and Haddon —Alana M. Vincent.

What the Spirit Knows: Charles Williams and Kenneth Burke —Grace L. Veach

Witches, Wives and Dragons: The Evolution of the Women in Ursula K. Le Guin’s Earthsea-An Overview —Melanie A. Rawls

Nice, Good, or Right: Faces of the Wise Woman in Terry Pratchett’s “Witches” Novels —Janet Brennan Croft

The Christian Parody in Sara Paretsky’s Ghost Country —Joe R. Christopher

Six Characters in Search of Shakespeare: Neil Gaiman’s Sandman and Shakespearian Mythos —John S. Pendergast


Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language, edited by Janet Brennan Croft

The Evolution of Tolkien’s Mythology: A Study of the History of Middle-earth by Elizabeth A. Whittingham

Charles Williams: Alchemy and Integration by Gavin Ashenden

The History of The Hobbit, Parts One and Two, by John D. Rateliff

Past Watchful Dragons: Fantasy and Faith in the World of C.S. Lewis, edited by Amy H. Sturgis