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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


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Mythprint 2010

Volume 47
12 issues; Janet Croft, interim editor for two issues; Jason Fisher, new editor

January (Volume 47:1, #330)

  • Review: Patricia Wrede. The Thirteenth Child (Frontier Magic Book One). Read Review by Ruth Berman.
  • Review: Ponyo (“Ponyo  on  the  cliff  by  the  sea”).  Directed  by  Hayao Miyazaki. Read Review by David Emerson.
  • Review: Neglected Classics Reviews: E.R Eddison. The Worm Ouroboros. Intro. by James Stephens. Read Review by Joel Zartman.
  • Review: Nahoko Uehashi. Moribito: Guardian of the SpiritMoribito II: Guardian of the Darkness. Read Review by Daniel Baird.
  • Review: Katherine  Howe. The  Physick  Book  of  Deliverance  Dane. Reviewd by Berni Phillips Bratman.

February (Volume 47:2, #331)

  • Conference Report: Southwest/Texas Popular Culture Association Annual Conference, Albuquerque, February 10‐13, 2010. By Janet Brennan Croft.
  • Conference Report: Mythcon 40 Reader’s Theater Adaptation of Love All. By Lynn Maudlin.
  • Review: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button. Dir. David Fincher. Read Review by Randy Hoyt.

March (Volume 47:3, #332)

  • Feature:  The Science Fiction and Fantasy Research Collection at Texas A&M University. By Joe R. Christopher.
  • Review:  Elizabeth Whittingham. The Evolution of Tolkien’s Mythology: A Study of The History of Middle-earth. Read Review by Douglas C. Kane.
  • Review: Owen Barfield. Night Operation. Read Review by Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Ursula K. Le Guin. Cheek by Jowl. Read Review by David Bratman.

April (Volume 47:4, #333)

  • Feature: The New Home of the Mervyn Peake Archive. By Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Avatar. Read Review by Diane Joy Baker.
  • Review: The Wind in the Footnotes. Reviews of two new annotated editions of Kenneth Grahame’s The Wind in the Willows. Read Reviews by David Bratman.
  • Review: Janet Brennan Croft. Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language. Read Review by Merlin DeTardo.
  • Review: Brooke McEldowny. Pibgorn Rep: A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Read Review by David Emerson.

May (Volume 47:5, #334)

  • Conference Report: Tolkien at Vermont 2010. By Leslie A. Donovan.
  • Interview: Illustrating Tolkien: An Interview with Ted Nasmith. By Randy Hoyt.
  • Review: Sanford Schwartz. C.S. Lewis on the Final Frontier: Science and the Supernatural in the Space Trilogy. Read Review by Ryder W. Miller.
  • Review: Inkheart. New Line Cinema, 2009. Read Review by Lynn Maudlin.

June (Volume 47:6, #335)

  • Feature: An Interview with Simon Tolkien. By Jason Fisher.
  • Feature: Report on the 13th Annual C.S. Lewis and Inklings Society Conference. By Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Fuyumi Ono. The Twelve Kingdoms, Volume 4: Skies of Dawn. Read Review by Daniel Baird.
  • Review: Jedediah Berry. The Manual of Detection. Read Review by David Emerson.
  • Review: Verlyn Flieger. Interrupted Music: The Making of Tolkien’s Mythology. Read Review by Douglas C. Kane.
  • Review: Anthony Burdge, Jessica Burke, and Kristine Larsen, eds. The Mythological Dimensions of Doctor Who. Read Review by Hugh H. Davis.

July (Volume 47:7, #336)

  • Special Issue: Mythcon 41 Conference Reports

August (Volume 47:8, #337)

  • Feature: A Scholar-in-Residence Report from the Kilns. By Cole Matson.
  • Feature: Finduilas, Túrin, and the Incest Motif. By Romuald I. Lakowski.
  • Review: Amanda Marrone. Revealers. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Bradford Lee Eden, ed. Middle-earth Minstrel: Essays on Music in Tolkien. Read Review by David Emerson.
  • Review: Ilona Andrews. The Kate Daniels Series. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.

September (Volume 47:9, #338)

  • Feature: Tolkien, Myth, and Fantasy: An Interview with Verlyn Flieger. By Randy Hoyt.
  • Review: Verlyn Flieger. Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World. Read Review by Douglas C. Kane.
  • Review: Hilary Tolkien. Black & White Ogre Country. Ed. Angela Gardner. Read Review by David D. Oberhelman.
  • Review: Peter V. Brett. The Warded Man. Read Review by Kazia Estrada.
  • Review: Dimitra Fimi. Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits. Read Review by Mark T. Hooker.
  • Review: The Secret of Kells. Directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. Read Review by David Emerson.

October (Volume 47:10, #339)

  • Feature: The Weirdstone of Brisingamen: 50 Years Young. By Matt Fisher.
  • Feature: Northern Mythological Traditions in The Weirdstone of Brisingamen. By Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Jeff Duntemann. Souls in Silicon. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Mark Rosenfelder. The Language Construction Kit. Read Review by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: Helen Lowe. The Heir of Night. Read Review by Sarah Beach.
  • Review: Alan Garner. Strandloper. Read Review by Jason Fisher.

November (Volume 47:11, #340)

  • Special Issue: Remembering Glen GoodKnight

December (Volume 47:12, #341)

  • Feature: Fictionalizing Lewis. By S. Dorman.
  • Review: Carolyn Crane. Double Cross. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: Patrick Rothfuss. The Name Of The Wind. The Kingkiller Chronicle: Day One. Read Review by Sue Bridgwater.
  • Review: Strahan and Anders (eds.). Swords and Dark Magic: The New Sword and Sorcery. Read Review by Ryder W. Miller.
  • Review: Ken Harmon. The Fat Man: A Tale of North Pole Noir. Read Review by Edith L. Crowe.
  • Review: Diana Gabaldon. The Exile: An Outlander Graphic Novel. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: Owen Sheers. White Ravens. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
Feature: Tolkien, Myth, and Fantasy: An Interview with Verlyn Flieger. By Randy Hoyt.
Review: Verlyn Flieger. Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien’s World. Reviewed by Douglas C. Kane.
Review: Hilary Tolkien. Black & White Ogre Country. Ed. Angela Gardner. Reviewed by David D. Oberhelman.
Review: Peter V. Brett. The Warded Man. Reviewed by Kazia Estrada.
Review: Dimitra Fimi. Tolkien, Race and Cultural History: From Fairies to Hobbits. Reviewed by Mark T. Hooker.
Review: The Secret of Kells. Directed by Tomm Moore and Nora Twomey. Reviewed by David Emerson.