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  • Cristina A. Montes
    ... Omigosh! Shakespeare and Tolkien! Two of my favorite writers in just one book! This is definitely on my wish list!
    Message 1 of 9 , Apr 1, 2007
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      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "Croft, Janet B." <jbcroft@...> wrote:
      >
      > The long awaited (at least by the contributors!) _Tolkien and
      > Shakespeare_ arrived on my doorstep yesterday, fortunately well-wrapped
      > in plastic. Looks great! Those of you who enjoyed the panel on
      > Shakespeare at the last Mythcon, or the Shakespeare-themed Mythcon in
      > Colorado a few years ago, will recognize a few of the papers. It's a
      > paperback, alas, but that means the price is reasonable. Hope you all
      > enjoy it! I certainly enjoyed putting it together.
      >
      >
      >
      > http://www.amazon.com/Tolkien-Shakespeare-Language-Critical-Explorations
      > /dp/0786428279/ref=sr_1_1/103-3067513-7742260?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=117526
      > 2680&sr=8-1


      Omigosh! Shakespeare and Tolkien! Two of my favorite writers in just
      one book! This is definitely on my wish list!
    • Diane Joy Baker
      Wow! This sounds wonderful! ... From: Croft, Janet B. To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com Sent: Friday, March 30, 2007 10:28 AM Subject: RE: [mythsoc] Re: Shameless
      Message 2 of 9 , Apr 4, 2007
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        Wow! This sounds wonderful!
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        From: Croft, Janet B.
        To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.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

        Faërie

        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

        Power

        "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

        Magic

        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!

        Janet

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      • Croft, Janet B.
        Thanks! I m pretty proud of all the contributors! And by the way, the Spring 2007 Mythlore is going to press next week! Janet ________________________________
        Message 3 of 9 , Apr 4, 2007
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          Thanks! I'm pretty proud of all the contributors!



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

          Janet

          ________________________________

          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!
          ----- Original Message -----
          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

          Faërie

          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

          Power

          "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

          Magic

          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!

          Janet

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