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

Mythlore 113/114

Volume 29, Issue 3/4
2011 Spring/Summer
204 pages

Table of Contents

A Bibliography of Glen GoodKnight’s Articles, Reviews, and Major Editorials in Mythlore
—Janet Brennan Croft

Narrative Dualism in C.S. Lewis’s That Hideous Strength
—Sadie H. Bullard

A Matter of Time: C.S. Lewis’s Dark Tower Manuscript and Composition Process
—Jonathan B. Himes

Dialogic War: From The Battle of Maldon to the War of the Ring
—Peter Grybauskas

Art According to Romantic Theology: Charles Williams’s Analysis of Dante Reapplied to J.R.R. Tolkien’s “Leaf by Niggle”
—Michael Milburn

The Dantean Structure of The Great Divorce
—Joe R. Christopher

Cordial Dislike: Reinventing the Celestial Ladies of Pearl and Purgatorio in Tolkien’s Galadriel
—Sarah Downey

The Precious and the Pearl: The Influence of Pearl on the Nature  of the One Ring
—Noah Koubenec

Two Rings to Rule Them All: A Comparative Study of Tolkien and Wagner
—Jamie McGregor

Túrin and Aragorn: Embracing and Evading Fate
—Janet Brennan Croft


  • A Sword Between the Sexes? C.S. Lewis and the Gender Debates, by Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen (Read Review by Joe R. Christopher)
  • The Cambridge Companion to C.S. Lewis, edited by Robert MacSwain and Michael Ward (Read Review by Gregory Bassham)
  • The Law and Harry Potter, edited by Jeffrey E. Thomas and Franklin G. Snyder (Read Review by Douglas C. Kane)
  • Merlin: Knowledge and Power Through the Ages by Stephen Knight (Read Review by Harley J. Sims)
  • Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings: Sources of Inspiration, edited by Stratford Caldecott and Thomas Honegger (Read Review by Charles A. Huttar)
  • One Earth, One People by Marek Oziewicz (Read Review by Donna R. White)
  • War of the Fantasy Worlds: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien on Art and Imagination by Martha C. Sammons (Read Review by David Bratman)