Mythlore 121/122

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Mythlore 121/122, Volume 31, Issue 3/4
Editor: Janet Brennan Croft
Publication information:
Publisher: Mythopoeic Society
Released: Spring/Summer 2013
Format: Paperback
Pages: 148

Mythlore 121/122 (Volume 31, Issue 3/4) is an issue of the Mythlore journal, 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Narnia: Reconsidering Tolkien's View of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe", Josh B. Long quotes two formerly unpublished excerpts from letters by J.R.R. Tolkien (to Letter to Mrs Munby and Letter to Eileen Elgar (24 December 1971)).



  • Lionarons, Joyce Tally. "Of Spiders and Elves."
  • Birns, Nicholas. "'The Inner Consistency of Reality': Intermediacy in The Hobbit."
  • Long, Josh B. "Disparaging Narnia: Reconsidering Tolkien's View of The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe."
  • Saxton, Benjamin. "J.R.R. Tolkien, Sub-Creation, and Theories of Authorship."
  • Mitchell, Phillip Irving. "'But Grace is Not Infinite': Tolkien's Explorations of Nature and Grace in His Catholic Context."
  • Christie, E. J. "Sméagol and Déagol: Secrecy, History, and Ethical Subjectivity in Tolkien's World."


  • Croft, Janet Brennan. Editorial.
  • Letters: A Narnian Clarification. Michael Ward.


  • C.S. Lewis, Poetry, and the Great War 1914-1918. John Bremer. Reviewed by Joe R. Christopher.
  • Collected Poems. Hope Mirrlees. Ed. and intro. Sandeep Parmar. Reviewed by Nicholas Birns.
  • Fantasy, Art and Life: Essays on George MacDonald, Robert Louis Stevenson and Other Fantasy Writers. William Gray. Reviewed by Scott McLaren.
  • C. S. Lewis and the Middle Ages. Robert Boenig. Reviewed by Holly Ordway.
  • Sherlock Holmes for the 21st Century: Essays on New Adaptations. Edited by Lynnette Porter. Reviewed by Janet Brennan Croft.
  • Dancing the Tao: Le Guin and Moral Development. Sandra J. Lindow. Reviewed by Carl Badgley.
  • Hobbit Place-names: A Linguistic Excursion Through the Shire. Rainer Nagel. Reviewed by Troels Forchhammer.
  • The Broken Scythe: Death and Immortality in the Works of J.R.R. Tolkien. Edited by Roberto Arduini and Claudio A. Testi. Reviewed by Harley J. Sims.
  • The Hobbit Tarot. Terry Donaldson (author of guide pamphlet) and Peter Pracownik (artist). Reviewed by Emily A Auger.
  • The Lord of the Rings Tarot Deck and Card Game. Terry Donaldson (author of guidebook), Peter Pracownik (artist), and Mike Fitzgerald (game rules). Reviewed by Emily A Auger.
  • J.K. Rowling: Harry Potter. Edited by Cynthia J. Hallett and Peggy J. Huey. Reviewed by Janet Brennan Croft.
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