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Mythlore 105/106

Volume 27, Issue 3/4
2009 Spring/Summer

Table of Contents

—Janet Brennan Croft

The Thematic Organization of Spirits in Bondage
—Joe R. Christopher

Heroic Orual and the Tasks of Psyche
— Gwenyth Hood

A Far Green Country”: Tolkien, Paradise, and the End of All Things in Medieval Literature
—A. Keith Kelly and Michael Livingston

Two Sides of the Same Magic”: The Dialectic of Mortality and Immortality in Peter S. Beagle’s The Last Unicorn
—Geoffrey Reiter

Éowyn’s Grief
—Brent D. Johnson

The Education of a Witch: Tiffany Aching, Hermione Granger, and Gendered Magic in Discworld and Potterworld
—Janet Brennan Croft

Tolkien and Dogs, Just Dogs: In Metaphor and Simile
—Emma Hawkins


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  • Black and White Ogre Country: The Lost Tales of Hilary Tolkien, edited by Angela Gardner (Read Review)
  • The new second edition of C.S. Lewis and the Search for Rational Religion, by John Beversluis (Read Review)
  • Faith and Choice in the Works of Joss Whedon by K. Dale Koontz (Read Review)
  • Fritz Leiber, Critical Essays, edited by Benjamin Szumanskyj (Read Review)
  • Myth and Magic: Art According to the Inklings, edited by Eduardo Segura and Thomas Honegger (Read Review)
  • From Narnia to A Space Odyssey: The War of Ideas Between Arthur C. Clarke and C.S. Lewis, edited by Ryder W. Miller (Read Review)
  • The Mirror Crack’d: Fear and Horror in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Major Works, edited by Lynn Forest-Hill (Read Review)
  • Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion, by Douglas Charles Kane (Read Review)
  • Night Operation and Eager Spring, novellas by Owen Barfield (Read Review)