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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


Mythprint 2011

Volume 48
12 issues

January (Volume 48:1, #342)

  • Review: David Rudd. The Routledge Companion to Children’s Literature. Read Review by Ernest Davis.
  • Review: Beth Bernobich. Passion Play. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: David C. Downing. Looking for the King: An Inklings Novel. Read Review by Sarah Beach.
  • Review: Russell Celyn Jones. The Ninth Wave. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Andrzej Sapkowski. Blood Of Elves. Read Review by Jason Easter.
  • Review: Howard Shore’s Score of The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers. Read Review of performance by Jessica Burke.
  • Review: Allan Zola Kronzek and Elizabeth Kronzek. The Sorcerer’s Companion: A Guide to the Magical World of Harry Potter. Read Review by Jason Fisher.

February (Volume 48:2, #343)

  • Feature: Gospel Echoes in Fantastic Fiction. By Travis Buchanan.
  • Feature: Tuckborough. By Mark T. Hooker.
  • Review: Doug Adams. The Music of The Lord of the Rings Films: A Comprehensive Account of Howard Shore’s Scores. Read Review by Bethany Waugh.
  • Review: Parma Eldalamberon 18. Edited by Christopher Gilson, et al. Read Review by Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Review: Parma Eldalamberon 19. Edited by Christopher Gilson. Read Review by Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Review: S. Dorman. Gott’im’s Monster. Read Review by Francesca Forrest.

March (Volume 48:3, #344)

  • Feature: Pardon Me, Is That an E-Reader You Have? By Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Feature: Gospel Echoes in Fantastic Fiction (Part 2). By Travis Buchanan.
  • Feature: Mythcon 42 Approaches. By Leslie A. Donovan.
  • Review: Two New Series Starters by Rick Riordan: The Red Pyramid and The Lost Hero. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Elizabeth Solopova. Languages, Myths and History: An Introduction to the Linguistic and Literary Background of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Fiction. Reviewed by Larry Swain.
  • Review: Kelly Meding. As Lie the Dead. Read Review byAlana Joli Abbott.

April (Volume 48:4, #345)

  • Feature: Tolkien’s Ents: Sylvan and Pagan Influences. By Fernando Cid Lucas.
  • Feature: Walleyed Criticism. By David Bratman.
  • Feature: Lothlórien: The Long Story of a Short Name. By Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Obituary: Diana Wynne Jones. ByDavid Bratman.
  • Feature: New and Forthcoming Books.
  • Review: Tolkien Studies, Volume VII. Read Review byMike Foster.
  • Review: Louis Markos. The Life and Writings of C.S. Lewis [audio lecture course]. Read Review by Paula Bergstrom.

May (Volume 48:5, #346)

  • Feature: An Interview with A.T. Reyes, editor of C.S. Lewis’s Lost Aeneid. By Jason Fisher.
  • Feature: Mythopoesis: “In the Beginning …” By Sarah Beach.
  • Report: Mythcon 42: Highlights from Progress Report 1. By Jason Fisher.
  • Feature: New and Forthcoming Books.
  • Review: A.T. Reyes, ed. C.S. Lewis’s Lost Aeneid: Arms and the Exile. Read Review by Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Sherwood Smith. Coronets and Steel. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: William Lindsay Gresham. Nightmare Alley. Read Review by Ryder W. Miller.
  • Review: M.O. Grenby and Andrea Immel, eds. The Cambridge Companion to Children’s Literature. Read Review by Ernest Davis.

June (Volume 48:6, #347)

  • Feature: An Interview with Daniel Abraham. By Zach Watkins. Read Interview.
  • Feature: The Mysterious “Book of Mazarbul” Reveals More. By Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Review: Polly Shulman. The Grimm Legacy. Read Review by Pauline J. Alama.
  • Review: John Joseph Adams, ed. Fantasy Magazine (serial). Read Review by Randy Hoyt.
  • Review: Oliver Loo. A Tolkien English Glossary. Read Review by Jason Fisher.
  • Review: T.M. Doran. Toward the Gleam. Read Review by Sarah Beach.
  • Review: Kim Stanley Robinson. Galileo’s Dream. Reviewed by Karla Powell.

July (Volume 48:7, #348)

  • Feature: The Hebrew and Elvish Languages: Why Do So Many Elves Have Jewish Names? By Zak Cramer.
  • Review: Toward the Gleam — Another Perspective. Read Review by Doug Kane.
  • Review: Cherie Priest. Bloodshot. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: Ethan Gilsdorf. Fantasy Freaks and Gaming Geeks. Read Review by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: Carl Phelpstead. Tolkien and Wales: Language, Literature and Identity. Read Review by Damien Bador.
  • Review: Valerie Estelle Frankel. From Girl to Goddess: The Heroine’s Journey through Myth and Legend. Read Review by Hugh H. Davis.
  • Review: Lisa Mantchev. Perchance to Dream. Read Review by Pauline J. Alama.

August (Volume 48:8, #349)

  • Feature: Mythcon 42 Conference Report. By Sarah Beach.
  • Feature: Mythcon 42 Conference Report. By Doug Kane.
  • Feature: An Interview with Sheri S. Tepper. By Zach Watkins and Leslie A. Donovan.
  • Review: Sheri S. Tepper. The Waters Rising. Read Review by Sara R. Tompson.
  • Review: Arne Zettersten. J.R.R. Tolkien’s Double Worlds and Creative Process: Language and Life. Read Review by Andrew Higgins.

September (Volume 48:9, #350)

  • Feature: An Interview with Sheri S. Tepper (concluded). By Zach Watkins and Leslie A. Donovan.
  • Feature: An External History of the Elvish Languages — Part One. By Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Review: Marly Youmans, The Throne of Psyche. Read Review by Randy Hoyt.
  • Review: China Miéville, Kraken: An Anatomy. Read Review by Jason Fisher.
  • Review: Diana Wynne Jones, Enchanted Glass. Read Review by Pauline J. Alama.
  • Review: Kevin Hearne, The Iron Druid Chronicles: Hounded; Hexed; and Hammered. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: Kim Harrison, Pale Demon. Read Review by Sarah Beach.

October (Volume 48:10, #351)

  • Feature: The Name Bolger. By Mark T. Hooker.
  • Review: Kim Harrison, Blood Work: An Original Hollows Graphic Novel. Read Review by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Review: Donald T. Williams, Stars Through the Clouds. Read Review by Jen Pearson.
  • Review: Kaoru Kurimoto, The Guin Saga. Read Review by Daniel Baird.
  • Review: Robert E. Howard, Sword Woman and Other Historical Adventures. Read Review by Brian Murphy.
  • Review: Kris Saknussemm, Enigmatic Pilot: A Tall Tale Too True. Read Review by Jen Pearson.

November (Volume 48:11, #352)

  • Feature: The Status of the Khuzdul Tongue in Middle-earth. By Edward Kloczko.
  • Review: ABC’s Once Upon a Time and NBC’s Grimm: Treading Water in the Ocean of Story. New fantasy television; Read Review by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: Maeve Gilmore, Titus Awakes, based on a fragment by Mervyn Peake. Read Review by David Bratman.
  • Review: Douglas Charles Kane, Arda Reconstructed: The Creation of the Published Silmarillion. Read Review by Holly Ordway.
  • Review: Paul A. Trout, Deadly Powers: Animal Predators and the Mythic Imagination. Read Review by Emily E. Auger
  • Review: Salwa Khoddam, Mythopoeic Narnia: Memory, Metaphor, and Metamorphoses in The Chronicles of Narnia. Read Review by Katherine Sas.

December (Volume 48:12, #353)

  • Alma Alexander. 2012: Midnight at Spanish Gardens. Read Review by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Douglas “Dag” Rossman. The Dragonseeker Saga: New Tales of the Nine Worlds. Reviewed by Jodie Forrest.
  • Robert E. Howard. The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian. Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • Peter S. Beagle’s The Secret History of Fantasy, and James Patrick Kelly and John Kessel’s The Secret History of Science Fiction. Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller.
  • Daniel A. Rabuzzi. The Choir Boats. Reviewed by Sue Bridgewater.
  • Elizabeth Moon. Kings of the North. Reviewed by Jennifer Pearson.