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  • Croft, Janet B.
    Apr 4, 2007
      Thanks! I'm pretty proud of all the contributors!

      And by the way, the Spring 2007 Mythlore is going to press next week!



      From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com [mailto:mythsoc@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Diane Joy Baker
      Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 10:54 AM
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Re: Shameless Self-Promotion!

      Wow! This sounds wonderful!
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      From: Croft, Janet B.
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com <mailto:mythsoc%40yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 10:28 AM
      Subject: RE: [mythsoc] Re: Shameless Self-Promotion!

      Here you go!

      Tolkien and Shakespeare: Essays on Shared Themes and Language

      Table of Contents

      Introduction: Janet Brennan Croft


      Clashing Mythologies: The Elves of Shakespeare and Tolkien: Allegra Johnston

      "How Now, Spirit! Wither Wander You?" Diminution: The Shakespearean Misconception and the Tolkienian Ideal of Faërie: Jessica Burke

      Just a Little Bit Fey: What's at the Bottom of The Lord of the Rings and A Midsummer Night's Dream?: Rebecca-Anne C. Do Rozario.

      "Perilously Fair": Titania, Galadriel, and the Fairy Queen of Medieval Romance: Romuald Ian Lakowski


      "We Few, We Happy Few:" War and Glory in Henry V and The Lord of the Rings: Daniel Timmons

      The Person of a Prince: Echoes of Hamlet in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: Kayla McKinney Wiggins

      How "All That Glisters Is Not Gold" Became "All That Is Gold Does Not Glitter": Aragorn's Debt to Shakespeare: Judith Kollmann

      "The Shadow of Succession": Shakespeare, Tolkien and the Conception of History: Annalisa Castaldo

      "The Rack of this Tough World": The Influence of King Lear on Lord of the Rings: Leigh Smith

      Shakespearean Catharsis in the Fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien: Anne C. Petty


      Prospero's Books, Gandalf's Staff: The Ethics of Magic in Shakespeare and Tolkien: Nicholas Ozment

      Merlin, Prospero, Saruman and Gandalf: Corrosive Uses of Power in Shakespeare and Tolkien: Frank P. Riga

      "Bid the Tree Unfix His Earthbound Root": Motifs from Macbeth in J.R.R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings: Janet Brennan Croft

      The Other

      Hidden in Plain View: Strategizing Unconventionality in Shakespeare's and Tolkien's Portraits of Women:

      Maureen Thum

      Something is Stirring in the East: Racial Identity, Confronting the "Other," and Miscegenation in Othello and The Lord of the Rings: Robert Gehl

      Self-Cursed, Night-fearers, and Usurpers: Tolkien's Atani and Shakespeare's Men: Anna Fåhraeus

      Gollum and Caliban: Evolution and Design: Lisa Hopkins

      Of Two Minds: Gollum and Othello: Charles Keim

      AND a laboriously detailed index, I'll have you know!


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