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Mythopoeic Society

a non-profit organization devoted to the study of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, the Inklings, and the genres of myth and fantasy


Mythlore

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

Mythlore 99/100

Volume 26, Issue 1/2
2007 Fall/Winter
218 pages

Table of Contents

Editorial —Janet Brennan Croft

Deep Lies the Sea-Longing”: Inklings of Home —Charles A. Huttar

The Centre of the Inklings: Lewis? Williams? Barfield? Tolkien? —Diana Pavlac Glyer

Good, Not Safe”: Structure vs. Chaos in Narnia and the Writing Workshop —Ethan Campbell and Robert Jackson

Letters to Malcolm and the Trouble with Narnia: C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Their 1949 Crisis —Eric Seddon

Sacral Kingship: Aragorn as the Rightful and Sacrificial King in The Lord of the Rings —Karen Simpson Nikakis

Archaeology and the Sense of History in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle-earth —Deborah Sabo

The Enigma of Radagast: Revision, Melodrama, and Depth —Nicholas Birns

Tolkien as a Child of The Green Fairy Book —Ruth Berman

Imitative Desire in Tolkien’s Mythology: A Girardian Perspective —Hayden Head

Maldon and Moria: On Byrhtnoth, Gandalf, and Heroism in The Lord of the Rings —Alexander M. Bruce

At Home and Abroad: Éowyn’s Two-fold Figuring as War Bride in The Lord of the Rings —Melissa Smith

Pagan Beliefs in The Serpent’s Tooth —Joe R. Christopher

Nazis, Mythology, and Totalitarian Minds in Kurt Vonnegut’s Mother Night —Gilbert McInnis

Reviews

(Books reviewed: Milton, Spenser, and the Chronicles of Narnia: Literary Sources for C.S. Lewis’s Novels by Elizabeth Baird Hardy; C.S. Lewis: Life, Works, and Legacy, edited by Bruce L. Edwards; The Company They Keep: C.S. Lewis and J.R.R. Tolkien as Writers in Community by Diana Pavlac Glyer; and Roots and Branches: Selected Papers on Tolkien by Tom Shippey.)