Monthly Archives: August 2015

Tom Shippey: Myth in Modern Fantasy

You are invited to attend a free, online lecture on Sept. 10th by the great Tolkien scholar and medievalist Tom Shippey, hosted by me. Here is the information from the Mythgard Academy webpage; please note that you need to register … Continue reading

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Throw the King in the Pot of Stock

I greatly enjoyed James I. I’ll admit I skimmed through parts of it, and I still feel that I need to read a “real” biography of the king, without CW’s allusive and privatized style, but I did enjoy it. Continue reading

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Inventory of Inklings Arthuriana

Would you be willing to check any part of this list, whatever your area of expertise, and offer additions, suggestions, corrections, critiques, and commentary? That would be very helpful! Thank you. Continue reading

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You Mean He Was Actually Human? Summary of “Detective Fiction Reviews”

Who is your favorite literary detective? Which is your favorite work of detective fiction or murder mystery? Continue reading

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Lewis’s Arthuriana

Last week I posted my rough draft analysis of CW’s Arthuriana. Then on Wednesday, it was Barfield; yesterday, it was Tolkien. Now today, it’s Lewis. This is a rough draft, so please send me your suggestions for revision!             Clive … Continue reading

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Tolkien’s Arthuriana

As you know, I’m deep into the final editing stage of The Inklings and King Arthur. Last week I posted about CW’s Arthurian works, yesterday about Owen Barfield. Today, Tolkien; tomorrow, Lewis. Your comments, questions, suggestions, and corrections are eagerly … Continue reading

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Owen Barfield’s Arthuriana

As you know, I’m deep into the final editing stage of The Inklings and King Arthur. Last week I posted about CW’s Arthurian works. Today, here is a rough draft of my thoughts on Owen Barfield. Tomorrow, Tolkien; on Friday, … Continue reading

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