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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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Mythlore 107/108 Available; Seven Book Reviews Published Online

Posted on November 06, 2009

Our latest issue of Mythlore, 107/108, has been published for Fall / Winter 2009. A supplement to the Index for Mythlore 1-100 from the Mythopoeic Press covering issues 101/102-107/108 is also now available for download.

This issue we feature reviews of seven books, and we have made the text of these reviews available online:

  • Tales Before Narnia: The Roots of Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction. Ed. Douglas A. Anderson. (Reviewed by John D. Rateliff)
  • The Magician’s Book: A Skeptic’s Adventures In Narnia. Laura Miller. (Reviewed by Joe R. Christopher)
  • Projecting Tolkien’s Musical Worlds: A Study of Musical Affect in Howard Shore’s Soundtrack to Lord of the Rings. By Matthew Young. (Reviewed by Jason Fisher)
  • Esotericism, Art, and Imagination. Eds. Arthur Versluis, Lee Irwin, John Richards, and Melinda Weinstein. (Reviewed by Emily E. Auger)
  • The Annotated Wind in the Willows. By Kenneth Grahame; introduction by Brian Jacques; edited with a preface and notes by Annie Gauger. The Wind in the Willows: An Annotated Edition. By Kenneth Grahame; edited by Seth Lerer. The Illustrators of The Wind in the Willows, 1908-2008. By Carolyn Hares-Stryker. (Reviewed by Janet Brennan Croft)
  • Truths Breathed Through Silver: The Inklings’ Moral and Mythopoeic Legacy. Ed. Jonathan B. Himes, with Joe R. Christopher and Salwa Khoddam. (Reviewed by John D. Rateliff)
  • Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review. Volume VI. Edited by Douglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, and Verlyn Flieger. (Reviewed by Janet Brennan Croft)