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Re: Call for Papers: Tolkien essay collection

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  • Lezlie
    Hello-- would you be willing to send this to me off-list? Yahoo hasa way of truncating e-mail addresses & rendering them useless -- Thanks Lezlie
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      Hello-- would you be willing to send this to me off-list? Yahoo hasa
      way of truncating e-mail addresses & rendering them useless -- Thanks
      Lezlie <lezlie@...>.


      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, Edith.Crowe@... wrote:
      >
      > The Mirror Crack'd: fear and horror in JRR Tolkien's The Lord of the
      Rings
      > and its Sources
      >
      > Call for Papers
      >
      > Following a successful session at Leeds International Medieval
      Congress,
      > the organisers invite submissions for a volume of essays, related to
      the
      > themes of the session, which continue the analysis of Tolkien?s
      work, its
      > medieval sources, and its engagement with later medievalism. Tolkien?s
      > medievalism includes his evocation of fear and horror by drawing on
      images
      > of fear and horror that were traditional in early medieval Northern
      > European myth and folklore, as well as in earlier literature.
      >
      > Topics for papers might include:
      > v Dragons, demons and dark lords, aspects of the fearful
      imagination
      > in Tolkien and his sources
      > v Spirituality and fear in Tolkien?s works
      > v Humanity?s continuing fascination with ancient symbols of
      fear and
      > horror in the modern world
      > v Strategies for coping with fear and horror in Tolkien?s
      works and
      > its sources
      > v Monsters and their meaning in Tolkien?s works
      > v Fantasising fear in Tolkien and his literary predecessors
      > v Fantastic horror - from Beowulf to the balrogs
      > v The Demonising of the Middle Ages
      > v Archaeological sources for literary horror
      > v Celtic fantasy ? fear and horror in Welsh and Irish myths and
      > legends, including The Mabinogion
      > v Myth and horror ? Tolkien?s reflections.
      > v The horrifying ?other? in medieval and modern fantasy.
      > v
      > v Please send proposals, including an abstract (max. 500
      words) by
      > email to Lynn Forest-Hill education@... before December
      > 1st.
      >
      > Edith L. Crowe | (408) 808-2037 | edith.crowe@...
      > Corresponding Secretary of the Mythopoeic Society
      (http://www.mythsoc.org)
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      >
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