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

Mythlore 18

Volume 5, Issue 2
1978 Autumn
47 pages
New editor, Gracia Fay Ellwood


Geer, Caroline. “Land of Faerie: The Disappearing Myth.” 3-5.

Chapman, Edgar L. “The Shaman as Hero and Spiritual Learer: Richard Adams’ Mythmaking in Watership Down and Shardik.” 7-11.

Lynch, James. “The Literary Banquet and the Eucharistic Feast: Tradition in Tolkien.” 13-14.

Chard, Jean Marie. “Some Elements of Myth and Mysticism in C.S. Lewis’ Novel Till We Have Faces.” 15-18.

Kreig, Laurence J. “Levels of Symbolic Meaning in Pearl.” 21-23.

Hasty, Mara. “How the Isle of Ransom Reflects an Actual Icelandic Setting.” 24.

Bailey, Mark. “The Honour and Glory of a Mouse: Reepicheep of Narnia.” 35-36, 46.

Haykin, Michael. “A Note on Charles Williams’ The Place of the Lion.” 37-38.

Russell, Mariann. “‘The Northern Literature’ and the Ring Trilogy.” 41-42.


Letters. 25+.

Colvin, George. “Good Work — and Great Fun.” Review of Middle Earth (game). 30-31.

Patterson, Nancy-Lou. “Sarehole to Shire: The Definitive Tolkien.” Review of J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography by Humphrey Carpenter; The Longing for a Form: Essays on the Fiction of C.S. Lewis, edited by Peter J. Schakel. 31-33.

Speth, Lee. “Review.” Review of Wonderful Wizard, Marvelous Land by Raylyn Moore. 33, 36, 46.

Ellwood, Gracia Fay. Editorial. 38+.

Christopher, Joe R. “An Inklings Bibliography (7).” 43-46.

GoodKnight, Glen H. Founder’s Focus. 46.


Haynes, Renee. “The High Towers of Lorraine.” 6.

Christopher, Joe R. “Endymion.” 19.

Ellwood, Gracia Fay. “Star Calls.” 46.


Patrick Dengate 23
Charlie Dye 14, 29
Bonnie GoodKnight 11, 24, 27, 39
Annette Harper cover, 12, 32
Mary Ann Hodge 46; Calligraphy: 6
Michael Logan 30
R. Patrick McCabe 20, 34, back cover
Thadara Ottobris 16, 17, 18, 31, 38, 40
Diana Paxson 25, 26, 42
Kelley Wickham 28
  • Cover: Annette Harper, “Galadriel.”
  • Back Cover: R. Patrick McCabe, “The Lord Brandoch Daha of Demonland.”
  • Page 20: R. Patrick McCabe, “Queen Sophonisba.”
  • Page 32: Annette Harper, “The Conception of Merlin.”