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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 2012

Volume 49
10 issues

January (Volume 49:1, #354)

  • Feature: What’s “Lost” Got To Do With It? By David Bratman.
  • Review: Michael Adams. From Elvish to Klingon: Exploring Invented Languages. Reviewed by Ernest Davis.
  • Review: Stephen D. Rogers. The Dictionary of Made-Up Languages: From Elvish to Klingon, The Anwa, Reella, Ealray, Yeht (Real) Origins of Invented Lexicons. Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: Richard Morgan. The Cold Commands. Reviewed by Brian Murphy.

February (Volume 49:2, #355)

  • Feature: “The artist doth protest too much, methinks.” By Troels Forchhammer.
  • Review: Nate Cosby, ed. Jim Henson’s “The StoryTeller” (graphic novel). Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis, adapted and directed for the stage by Jeffrey Fiske and Max McLean. Reviewed by David Bratman.
  • Review: “Exploring the Blind Spots: Snowblind Studios’ ‘The Lord of the Rings’: War in the North.” Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.

March (Volume 49:3, #356)

  • Review: Dipping a Pail into the River of Story: The Fantasy Novels of Verlyn Flieger. Reviewed by Paul Edmund Thomas.
  • Review: Danny Birt. Between a Roc and a Hard Place. Reviewed by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Rainer Nagel. Hobbit Place-names: A Linguistic Excursion through the Shire. Reviewed by Mark T. Hooker.
  • Review: Robert Crossley. Imagining Mars: A Literary History. Reviewed by Ryder W. Miller.
  • Review: Erin Morgenstern. The Night Circus. Reviewed by David Emerson.
  • Review: Anne McCafrey and Todd McCafrey. Dragon’s Time: Dragonriders of Pern. Reviewed by Daniel Baird.

April/May (Volume 49:4/5, #357/358)

  • Review: Robert E. Howard. The Bloody Crown of Conan. Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: The Hunger Games. Lionsgate, 2012. Film reviewed by Donald T. Williams.
  • Review: Sharon Shinn. Troubled Waters. Reviewed by David Emerson.
  • Review: Two versions of The Flint Heart. Reviewed by Pauline J. Alama.
  • Review: Two novels by Terry Brooks. Reviewed by Daniel Baird.

June/July (Volume 49:6/7, #359/360)

  • Review: Verlyn Flieger. Green Suns and Faërie: Essays on J.R.R. Tolkien. Reviewed by Douglas C. Kane.
  • Review: J.R.R. Tolkien. The Art of The Hobbit. Ed. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull. Reviewed by Edward J. Kloczko.
  • Review: Anthony Burdge, Jessica Burke, and Kristine Larsen, eds. The Mythological Dimensions of Neil Gaiman. Reviewed by Hugh H. Davis.

August (Volume 49:8, #361)

  • Conference Report: Angry Birds Wanted My Pillow. Conference Report by Berni Phillips Bratman.
  • Conference Report: Mythcon 43 Report: Laeta in Chorea Magna. By Laura Smith
  • Conference Report: Mythcon Report — Mythcon 43. By Sarah Beach.
  • Conference Report: Wandering Among the Ilk of the Inklings. By J.S. Webster.
  • Announcement: 2012 Mythopoeic Award Winners.
  • Review: J.R.R Tolkien: The True Lord of the Rings. Reviewed by Marcel R. Aubron-Bülles

September (Volume 49:9, #362)

  • Feature: Hobbit Memories.
  • Feature: Memories of The Hobbit in Translation.
  • Interview: Mark Walker, translator of Hobbitus Ille: The Latin Hobbit. By Jason Fisher.
  • Feature: Reflecting on the Opening to The Hobbit. By Mike Foster.
  • Call For Papers: Mythcon 44, July 2013.
  • Review: Corey Olsen. Exploring J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit. Reviewed by David D. Oberhelman.

October (Volume 49:10, #363)

  • Feature: A Year and a Day in the Life of a Hobbit. By Mark T. Hooker.
  • Feature: Following Mythcon 44.
  • Review: “From Gomrath to Ludcruck” Alan Garner. Boneland. Reviewed by Verlyn Flieger.
  • Review: John D. Rateliff. The History of The Hobbit: One Volume Edition. Reviewed by Mike Foster.

November (Volume 49:11, #364)

  • Announcements: 2013 Mythopoeic Awards Announcement; Mythopoeic Awards: Call of Nominations and Volunteers to Serve on the Committees.
  • Feature: Following Mythcon 44.
  • Conference Report: Tolkien in Vermont. By Gerry Blair.
  • Review: Robert E. Howard. The Conquering Sword of Conan. Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • Review: Ruth Berman. Bradamant’s Quest. Reviewed by Alana Joli Abbott.
  • Review: Evangeline Walton. Above Ker-Is and Other Stories. Edited by Douglas Anderson. Reviewed by Laura Lee Smith.

December (Volume 49:12, #365)

  • Interview: A New Interview with Simon Tolkien. By Mike Foster.
  • Film Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Reviewed by Donald T. Williams.
  • Film Review: The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. A Capsule Review by David Bratman.
  • Review: Simon Tolkien. Orders from Berlin. Reviewed by Mike Foster.
  • Review: J.R.R. Tolkien. Hobbitus Ille: The Hobbit Translated into Latin. Translated by Mark Walker. Reviewed by Laura Gibbs.
  • Review: Anna Kashina. The Princess of Dhagabad and Goddess of the Dance. Reviewed by Kelly Jensen.