20167Re: Interview with Verlyn Flieger (at Journey to the Sea)
- Nov 11, 2008Randy, how very cool! it's lovely-- I will enjoy perusing at leisure
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "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
> 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 »
> 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
> 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.
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