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Mythlore 121/122
Editor: Janet Brennan Croft
Publication information:
Publisher: Mythopoeic Society
Released: 2013
Pages: 148

Mythlore 121/122 is an issue of the Mythlore journal (Volume 31, Number 3/4, Spring/summer), published by the Mythopoeic Society.

In the article "Disparaging Narnia: Reconsidering Tolkien's View of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", Josh B. Long quotes two formerly unpublished excerpts from letters by J.R.R. Tolkien (to Mrs. Munby 21 October 1963 and Eileen Elgar 24 December 1971).

Table of Contents

  • "Of Spiders and Elves" — Joyce Tally Lionarons
  • "'The Inner Consistency of Reality': Intermediacy in The Hobbit" — Nicholas Birns
  • "Disparaging Narnia: Reconsidering Tolkien's View of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" — Josh B. Long
  • "J.R.R. Tolkien, Sub-creation, and Theories of Authorship" — Benjamin Saxton
  • "'But Grace is Not Infinite': Tolkien's Explorations of Nature and Grace in His Catholic Context" — Phillip Irving Mitchell
  • "Sméagol and Déagol: Secrecy, History, and Ethical Subjectivity in Tolkien's World" — E.J. Christie
  • Letters
    • A Narnian Clarification, from Michael Ward
  • Reviews
    • John Bremer. C.S. Lewis, Poetry, and the Great War: 1914-1918. (Reviewed by Christopher, J.)
    • Hope Mirrlees. Collected Poems. (Reviewed by Birns, N.)
    • William Gray. Fantasy, Art, and Life: Essays on George MacDonald, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Other Fantasy Writers. (Reviewed by McLaren, S.)
    • Robert Boenig. C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages. (Reviewed by Ordway, H.)
    • Lynnette Porter, ed. Sherlock Holmes for the 21st Century: Essays on New Adaptations. (Reviewed by Croft, J.B.)
    • Sandra J. Lindow. Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and Moral Development. (Reviewed by Badgley, C.)
    • Rainer Nagel. Hobbit Place-Names: A Linguistic Excursion Through the Shire. (Reviewed by Forchhammer, T.)
    • Roberto Arduini and Claudio A Testi, eds. The Broken Scythe: Death and Immortality in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien. (Reviewed by Sime, H.J.)
    • U.S. Games Systems. The Hobbit Tarot and The Lord of the Rings Tarot Deck and Card Game. (Reviewed by Auger, E.)
    • Cynthia J. Hallett and Peggy J. Huey, eds. J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter. (Reviewed by Croft, J.B.)
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