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Table of Contents for Spring Mythlore  

MYTHLORE

Issue 117/118             Volume 30, Number 3/4             Spring/Summer 2012

Editorial

            Janet Brennan Croft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3

The Road of Our Senses: Search for Personal Meaning and the Limitations of Myth in Neil Gaiman’s American Gods

            Rut Blomqvist. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  5

From Despoina to Δ

Joe R. Christopher . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27

Psyche in New York: The Devil Wears Prada Updates the Myth

            Janet Brennan Croft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .  55

Aphrodite on the Home Front: E.R. Eddison and World War II

            Joe Young. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71

Faramir and the Heroic Ideal of the Twentieth Century: Or, How Aragorn Died at the Somme

            Steven Brett Carter . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89  

The Fall of Gondor and the Fall of Troy: Tolkien and Book II  of The Aeneid

            Alexander M. Bruce . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 103

Watchful Dragons and Sinewy Gnomes: C.S. Lewis’s Use of Modern Fairy Tales

            Ruth Berman. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 117

The Myths of the Author: Tolkien and the Medieval Origins of   the Word Hobbit

            Michael Livingston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129

Reviews. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 147

The Christian Goddess: Archetype and Theology in the Fantasies of George MacDonald. Bonnie Gaarden. —Scott McLaren

Picturing Tolkien: Essays on Peter Jackson’s The Lord of the Rings Film Trilogy. Janice M. Bogstad and Philip E. Kaveny, eds. —Emily E. Auger

Good Dragons are Rare: An Inquiry into Literary Dragons East and West. Fanfan Chen and Thomas Honegger, eds. —David D. Oberhelman

Critical Perspectives on Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials: Essays on the Novels, the Film and the Stage Productions. Steven Barfield and Katharine Cox, eds. —Amy S. Rodgers

From Elvish to Klingon: Exploring Invented Languages. Michael Adams, ed. —Harley J. Sims

Mythopoeic Narnia: Memory, Metaphor, and Metamorphosis in The Chronicles of Narnia. Salwa Khoddam. —Holly Ordway

Abiding in the Sanctuary: The Waite-Trinick Tarot: A Christian Mystical Tarot (1917–1923). Tali Goodwin and Marcus Katz. —Emily E. Auger

Tolkien and Wales: Language, Literature, and Identity. Carl Phelpstead. —Sara Brown

North Wind: A Journal of George MacDonald Studies. #29 (2010). VII: An Anglo-American Literary Review. #28 (2011). Tolkien Studies: An Annual Scholarly Review. #8 (2011). —Janet Brennan Croft