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Orcrist #6
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EditorRichard C. West (Art Editor: Ivor A. Rogers)
PublisherMadison: University of Wisconsin J.R.R. Tolkien Society

Orcrist 6 is an issue of the journal Orcrist, a special C.S. Lewis Issue.

The front cover features a photograph of C.S. Lewis, courtesy of William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company.[1]

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[edit] Contents

Dedication: For Bill Orr: Learned in the Three R's

  • "Introduction" (editorial) (p. 2)
  • "Letters of C. S. Lewis to E. Vinaver" -- ed. Richard C. West (pp. 3-6; facsimile on p. 24)
  • "An Interpretation of Till We Have Faces" -- Clyde S. Kilby (pp. 7-10)
  • "Petty Curry: Salvation by a Taste for Tripe and Onions" -- Jared Lobdell (pp. 11-13)
  • "Venus Redeemed" -- Eugene Warren (pp. 14-16) [on That Hideous Strength]
  • "A Study of C. S. Lewis's Dymer" -- J. R. Christopher (pp. 17-19)
  • "In Review" -- Richard C. West (p. 19)
    • "Monster's Advocate" : John Gardner, Grendel (Knopf, 1971)
    • "Wizards Are People, Too" : John Bellairs, The Face in the Frost (Macmillan, 1969)
  • "C. S. Lewis, Distributist: His Economics as Seen in That Hideous Strength" -- Jared C. Lobdell (p. 20-21)
  • Double dactyls by Sharyn Lawler (pp. 21, 24), John Leland (p. 16) , Deborah Rogers (p. 21), Ivor Rogers (p. 16), and Richard West (p. 16)
  • "Moot Point" (pp. 22-23) [letters from L. Sprague de Camp (1 October 1971), Glen GoodKnight (11 June 1971), Sharyn Lawler (12 September 1971), Sandra Miesel (16 November 1971), Nan C. Scott (9 June 1971)
  • "The Hunting of the Hnakra" -- Karen Rockow (pp. 23-24)


  1. "Orcrist #6", Tolkien Collector's Guide (accessed 25 May 2012)