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

Mythlore 17

Volume 5, Issue 1
1978 May
47 pages
Includes _Mythprint_ 16.3 (May 1978); photocopy


Walker, Steven L. “The War of the Rings Treelogy: An Elegy for Lost Innocence and Wonder.” 3-5.

Howard, Thomas. “Charles Williams’ Use of Arthurian Materials.” 6-10.

Rosenberg, Jerome. “The Humanity of Sam Gamgee.” 10-11.

Carter, Margaret L. “A Note on Moral Concepts in Lewis’ Fiction.” 35.

Christopher, Joe R. “Trying to Capture ‘White Magic.’” 36-37.

Nelson, Marie. “Non-Human Speech in the Fantasy of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Richard Adams.” 37-39.


Letters. 12+.

GoodKnight, Glen H. Editorial: “Going On In the Great Dance.” 25+.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou. “One Great Flower of Silver.” Review of The Silmarillion by J.R.R. Tolkien. 27.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou. “Plums and Biscuits.” Review of C.S. Lewis: An Annotated Checklist of Writings About Him and His Works by Joe R. Christopher and Joan K. Ostling. 29.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou. “Toward Pearl-Dust Shores.” Review of A Speculation on the Silmarillion by Jim Allan. 29-30.

Christopher, Joe R. “Let Us Go a-Carrolling.” Review of Lewis Carroll Observed, edited by Edward Guiliano; The Rectory Magazine, edited by Lewis Carroll; Lewis Carroll as I Knew Him by Isa Bowman. 29-30.

Some Tolkien Art. 31.

Comments on Some Photographs. 32+.

Christopher, Joe R. “An Inklings Bibliography (6).” 40-46.

Mythprint. 47.


Paxson, Diana L. “The Baby and the Bird.” 23+.

Boenig, Robert. “Bors Returning.” 26.


Bonnie GoodKnight cover, 2, 11; Photographs
Thadara Ottobris 6, 7, 8, 9
Sarah Beach 12, 13, 18, 19
Mark Badger 15, 18
Tim Kirk 27, 47
R. Patrick McCabe 28
Robin McCabe back cover
Peter Thorpe 37
  • Cover: Bonnie GoodKnight, “Mandos giving the Doom of the Noldor from The Silmarillion.”
  • Back Cover: Robin McCabe, “Earendil on the ship Vingilot.”
  • Page 17: Michael Logan, “Theoden.”
  • Page 21: Elzabeth Best, “Flight to the Ford.”
  • Page 24: Mark Badger, “Jill Eustace, and Puddleglum crossing the Giant’s Bridge.”