Mythlore 107/108

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Mythlore 107/108
Editor: Janet Brennan Croft
Publication information:
Publisher: Mythopoeic Society
Released: 2009
Format: Paperback journal
Pages: 200

Mythlore 107/108 is an issue of the Mythlore journal (Volume 28, Issue 1/2; 2009 Fall/Winter), published by the Mythopoeic Society.

Table of Contents[edit]

  • "Perilous Shores: The Unfathomable Supernaturalism of Water in 19th-Century Scottish Folklore" — Jason Marc Harris
  • "The Noldor and the Tuatha Dé Danaan: J.R.R. Tolkien's Irish Influences" — Annie Kinniburgh
  • "Tolkien's Sigurd & Gudrún: Summary, Sources, & Analogs" — Pierre H. Berube
  • "Amanda McKittrick Ros and the Inklings" — Anita G. Gorman and Leslie Robertson Mateer
  • "Ancient Myths in Contemporary Cinema: Oedipus Rex and Perceval the Knight of the Holy Grail in Pulp Fiction and The Sixth Sense" — Inbar Shaham
  • "The Heart of the Labyrinth: Reading Jim Henson's Labyrinth as a Modern Dream Vision" — Shiloh Carroll
  • "No Sex in Narnia? How Hans Christian Andersen’s 'Snow Queen' Problematizes C.S. Lewis's The Chronicles of Narnia" — Jennifer L. Miller
  • "Innocence as a Super-power: Little Girls on the Hero's Journey" — David Emerson
  • "Naming the Evil One: Onomastic Strategies in Tolkien and Rowling" — Janet Brennan Croft
  • Reviews
    • Tales Before Narnia: The Roots of Modern Fantasy and Science Fiction. Ed. Douglas A. Anderson. (Review by John D. Rateliff)
    • The Magician's Book: A Skeptic's Adventures In Narnia. Laura Miller. (Review 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. (Review by Jason Fisher)
    • Esotericism, Art, and Imagination. Eds. Arthur Versluis, Lee Irwin, John Richards, and Melinda Weinstein. (Review 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. (Review 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. (Review by John D. Rateliff)
    • Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review. Volume VI. Edited by Douglas A. Anderson, Michael D.C. Drout, and Verlyn Flieger. (Review by Janet Brennan Croft)
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