Mythlore 56

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Mythlore 56, Volume 15, Issue 2
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Editor: Glen GoodKnight
Publication information:
Publisher: Mythopoeic Society
Released: Winter 1988
Format: Paperback
Pages: 67

Mythlore 56 (Volume 15, Issue 2) is an issue of the Mythlore journal, published by the Mythopoeic Society and featuring a cover illustration by Patrick Wynne.

The article "Narqelion: A Single, Falling Leaf at Sun-fading" by Paul Nolan Hyde (reprinted in Vinyar Tengwar 6) includes the full text of J.R.R. Tolkien's poem 'Narqelion' (4 lines were reproduced in Humphrey Carpenter's J.R.R. Tolkien: A Biography in 1977). The poem is also reproduced in a computer tengwar font on the lower cover.[1]

Contents[edit | edit source]

Articles[edit | edit source]

  • Le Guin, Ursula K. “Legends for a New Land: Guest of Honor Speech at the 19th Annual Mythopoeic Conference.”
  • Thompson, Kristin. “The Hobbit as a Part of The Red Book of Westmarch.”
  • Christopher, Joe R. “J.R.R. Tolkien: Narnian Exile - Part II.”
  • Attebery, Brian. “Reclaiming the Modern World for the Imagination: Guest of Honor Speech at the 19th Annual Mythopoeic Conference.”
  • Hood, Gwenyth. “Husbands and Gods as Shadowbrutes: Beauty and the Beast from Apuleius to C.S. Lewis.”
  • Yates, Jessica. “Roger Lancelyn Green: A Personal Memoir.”
  • Treloar, John L., S.J. “Tolkien and Christian Concepts of Evil: Apocalypse and Privation."

Features[edit | edit source]

  • GoodKnight, Glen and Sarah Beach. Editorial Opening.
  • Christopher, Joe R. An Inklings' Bibliography (33).
  • Hyde, Paul Nolan. “Quenti Lambardillion.”
  • Kondratiev, Alexei. “Tales Newly Told.”
  • Letters.

Reviews[edit | edit source]

  • Jack: C.S. Lewis and His Times. George Sayer. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.
  • Mythical and Fabulous Creatures: A Source Book and Research Guide. Malcom South, ed. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.
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External links[edit source]


  1. An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography on