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20167Re: Interview with Verlyn Flieger (at Journey to the Sea)

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  • Lynn Maudlin
    Nov 11 4:45 PM
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      Randy, how very cool! it's lovely-- I will enjoy perusing at leisure

      -- Lynn --

      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "hoytrand" <randy@...> wrote:
      > I started a new web site over the summer called "Journey to the Sea"
      > [http://journeytothesea.com/%5d, which I describe as "an online myth
      > magazine." It contains short, semi-scholarly articles on mythology,
      > fantasy, fairy tales, science-fiction, and similar works of "mythic"
      > literature, with three new articles appearing each month.
      > The most recent issue (number five) contains an interview I conducted
      > with Verlyn Flieger at Mythcon 39
      > [http://journeytothesea.com/tolkien-flieger/%5d. I imagine members of
      > the society would be particularly interested in this interview and
      > some of the articles on the site.
      > Here are brief summaries of all three articles in the current issue:
      > * Tolkien, Myth, and Fantasy: Verlyn Flieger Interview
      > http://journeytothesea.com/tolkien-flieger/
      > Verlyn Flieger is an author, editor, and English professor
      > at the University of Maryland. Randy spoke with her about J.R.R.
      > Tolkien's impact on mythological studies and fantasy literature.
      > * Joseph Campbell: The Hero's Journey ยป
      > http://journeytothesea.com/campbell-hero/
      > Priscilla looks at the "hero's journey" pattern as Joseph
      > Campbell described it, exploring the prominent place it held in
      > his writings and the psychological function he thought it could
      > still fulfill in our modern world.
      > * Aesop, Diogenes, Rumi: The Lamp in Daylight
      > http://journeytothesea.com/lamp-in-daylight/
      > Laura continues her series on religious uses of Aesopic
      > material, looking at an anecdote that made its way into the
      > writings of the Sufi mystical poet Rumi.
      > Enjoy!
      > ~randy
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