Sunday, October 18, 2020

Mythlore 137 Now Available!

The Fall 2020 volume of Mythlore (#137, Volume 39, Issue 1) is now available for purchase! Print and digital options are available via our website.

Table of Contents

— Janet Brennan Croft

A Cosmic Shift in The Screwtape Letters
— Brenton D.G. Dickieson

“I woulde be there / Byyonde the water”: Consolation in Pearl and The Silver Chair
— Tiffany E. Schubert

“No Sex Please, We’re Narnians”: Turkish Delight, Twelfth Night, and the Problem of Susan
— Andy Gordon 

Useful Little Men: George R.R. Martin’s Dwarfs as Grotesque Realists
— Joseph Rex Young

The Inner Consistency of Mythology: The Mythological Kernel and Adaptation in The Golden Compass
— Douglas A. Barnim

Tom Bombadil and the Spirit of Objectivity
— Dani Inkpen

“Her Enchanted Hair”: Rossetti, “Lady Lilith,” and the Victorian Fascination with Hair as Influences on Tolkien
— Kathryn Colvin

The “Polish Inkling”: Professor Przemysław Mroczkowski as J.R.R. Tolkien’s Friend and Scholar
— Łukasz Neubauer

Tolkien’s Lost Knights
— Ben Reinhard


  • Utopian and Dystopian Themes in Tolkien’s Legendarium, by Mark Doyle — Robert T. Tally Jr.
  • Music in Tolkien’s Work and Beyond, edited by Julian Eilmann and Friedhelm Schneidewind — Megan N. Fontenot
  • Hobbit Virtues: Rediscovering Virtue Ethics through J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, by Christopher A. Snyder — Zachary D. Schmoll
  • Michael Moorcock: Fiction, Fantasy and the World’s Pain by Mark Scroggins, and The Law of Chaos: The Multiverse of Michael Moorcock by Jeff Gardiner — David L. Emerson
  • Myth-Building in Modern Media: The Role of the Mytharc in Imagined Worlds, by A.J. Black — Maria Alberto
  • The Nibelungenlied: with The Klage, translated by William T. Whobrey — Larry J. Swain
  • The Worlds of J.R.R. Tolkien: The Places That Inspired Middle-earth, by John Garth — Mike Foster
  • Briefly Noted: A Dictionary of Symbols: Revised and Expanded, by Juan Eduardo Cirlot — Janet Brennan Croft
  • Reality, Magic, and Other Lies: Fairy-Tale Film Truths, by Pauline Greenhill — Alissa Renales

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