Orcrist 5

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Orcrist #5 / Tolkien Journal Vol. 4 no. 4
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EditorRichard C. West (Art Editor: Ivor A. Rogers)
PublisherMadison: University of Wisconsin J.R.R. Tolkien Society

Orcrist 5 / Tolkien Journal Vol. 4 no. 4 is an issue of the journal Orcrist and the Tolkien Journal (Tolkien Journal whole number 14).

The front cover features the illustration "Mirkwood" by George D. Asdell, and the back cover has the illustration "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony" by Deborah Webster, Sr.[1]

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Dedication: For Duane and Peggy Jo Dobry: Shire-folk from the science culture

  • "Errata to Orcrist no. 4" -- The Editor (p. 2)
  • "Introduction" (editorial) (p. 2)
  • "Eschata for Charles Williams" -- Jared Lobdell (p. 3)
  • "The Critics, and Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis: Reviews" -- Richard C. West (pp. 4-9) [reviews of: William Ready, The Tolkien Relation (Regnery, 1968); Lin Carter, Tolkien: A Look Behind The Lord of the Rings (Ballantine, 1969); Gracia Fay Ellwood, Good News from Tolkien's Middle Earth: Two Essays on the "Applicability" of The Lord of the Rings (Eerdmans, 1970); Neil D. Isaacs and Rose A. Zimbardo, eds. Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings (University of Notre Dame Press, 1969); Mark R. Hillegas, Shadows of Imagination: The Fantasies of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams (Southern Illinois University Press, 1969); Catharine R. Stimpson, J.R.R. Tolkien (Columbia University Press, 1969); Peter Kreeft, C.S. Lewis: A Critical Essay (Eerdmans, 1969) ; Nathan Comfort Starr, C.S. Lewis's Till We Have Faces: Introduction and Commentary (Seabury Press, 1968); William Luther White, The Image of Man in C.S. Lewis (Abingdon Press, 1969); Clyde S. Kilby, A Mind Awake: An Anthology of C.S. Lewis (Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1969); C.S. Lewis, Narrative Poems, ed. Walter Hooper (Geoffrey Bles, 1969); C.S. Lewis, Selected Literary Essays, ed. Walter Hooper (Cambridge University Press, 1969) ]
  • "The Lay of Beren and Luthien" -- musical setting by Laura Haglund (p. 10)
  • "An Interpretation of Gollum" -- Stephen A. Gottlieb (pp. 11-12)
  • "Moot Point" -- letter from Edward Felipe (5 March 1971) (p. 13)
  • "An Annotated Bibliography of Tolkien Criticism, Supplement Three" -- Richard C. West (pp. 14-15)

Other, untitled illustrations by: Danny Frolich (pp. 7, 11, 13); Laura Haglund (p. 5); Pete Poplaski (pp. 8, 9, 12); Ivor Rogers (p. 4)