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Private Eyes: A Writer's Guide To Private Investigating, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, John Landreth Nov 2011

Private Eyes: A Writer's Guide To Private Investigating, Charlie Sweet, Hal Blythe, John Landreth

Hal Blythe

Is your protagonist a private eye? Is he or she believable? Do you know how private investigators really work? What tricks do they use to get the job done? And how do they live their lives? Now you can find out from the experts. A real private eye and two published mystery writers joined forces to write Private Eyes: A Writer's Guide to Private Investigators.


The Verse Of J.R.R. Tolkien, Melanie A. Rawls Dec 1993

The Verse Of J.R.R. Tolkien, Melanie A. Rawls

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Largely negative criticism of Tolkien as a poet, particularly his early work in Book of Lost Tales and Lays of Beleriand. Notes, however, that “much of the verse embedded in his prose does indeed fit the purpose for which he intended it.”


Twenty-Five Years With The Mythopoeic Society: A Personal Response, Glen H. Goodknight Dec 1993

Twenty-Five Years With The Mythopoeic Society: A Personal Response, Glen H. Goodknight

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Reminiscences of the history of the Society on the occasion of its 25th anniversary.


Tolkien And I: A Brief Memoir, Richard Plotz Dec 1993

Tolkien And I: A Brief Memoir, Richard Plotz

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Where Did The Dwarves Come From?, William A.S. Sarjeant Dec 1993

Where Did The Dwarves Come From?, William A.S. Sarjeant

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Speculates where in Middle-earth the various dwarves who arrived at Bilbo’s house at the beginning of The Hobbit actually came from, and what they might have been doing prior to that meeting.


C.S. Lewis And Animal Rights, John Laurent Dec 1993

C.S. Lewis And Animal Rights, John Laurent

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Contends that Lewis’s stance on animal rights owed “a great deal to his interest in evolutionary theory.” Notes that Lewis did not reject evolution as a scientific theory when he became a Christian; but he did reject the philosophical position of evolutionism.


In This Issue, Glen Goodknight Dec 1993

In This Issue, Glen Goodknight

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Artists' Comments, Sarah Beach, Paula Disante, Patrick Wynne, Denis Gordeyev Dec 1993

Artists' Comments, Sarah Beach, Paula Disante, Patrick Wynne, Denis Gordeyev

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Reviews, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Glen Goodknight Dec 1993

Reviews, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Glen Goodknight

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

C.S. Lewis. Catherine Swift. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.

The Tolkien Family Album. John and Priscilla Tolkien. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

Dinotopia: A Land Apart from Time. James Gurney. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

The Golden Thread: Essays on George MacDonald. Walter Raeper. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.

J.R.R. Tolkien, Architect of Middle-earth. Daniel Grotta. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

Fish Soup. Ursula K. Le Guin. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.


Tales Newly Told, Alexei Kondratiev Dec 1993

Tales Newly Told, Alexei Kondratiev

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Hand, Elizabeth. Æstival Tide. Hand, Elizabeth. Winterlong


Dark Sisters And Light Sisters: Sister Doubles And The Search For Sisterhood In The Mists Of Avalon And The White Raven, Melinda Hughes Dec 1993

Dark Sisters And Light Sisters: Sister Doubles And The Search For Sisterhood In The Mists Of Avalon And The White Raven, Melinda Hughes

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Examines the literary device of “doubling” in Bradley’s The Mists of Avalon and Paxson’s The White Raven, as expressed in the “surrogate sister” pairs of Morgaine/ Gwenhwyfar and Branwen/Esseilte.


J.R.R. Tolkien, Canon Norman Power Dec 1993

J.R.R. Tolkien, Canon Norman Power

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Letters, Rhona Beare, Darrell Schweitzer, Paula Disante, Jan Long, Peter H. Berube, Arden Smith, David Doughan Dec 1993

Letters, Rhona Beare, Darrell Schweitzer, Paula Disante, Jan Long, Peter H. Berube, Arden Smith, David Doughan

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The Mythopoeic Society, Mythlore Staff Dec 1993

Celebrating The 25th Anniversary Of The Mythopoeic Society, Mythlore Staff

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

A collection of photographs from the 25th Anniversary Celebration


25 Years: The Mythopoeic Society Appreciations, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Mary Stolzenbach, Bernie Zuber, Diana L. Paxson Dec 1993

25 Years: The Mythopoeic Society Appreciations, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Mary Stolzenbach, Bernie Zuber, Diana L. Paxson

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

"The following are tributes written by readers of Mythlore" - Glen GoodKnight


"Courtesy" In Charles Williams' The Greater Trumps, Charles Beach Dec 1993

"Courtesy" In Charles Williams' The Greater Trumps, Charles Beach

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Describes the tradition of courtesy in medieval court and monastic communities. Refers to these traditions and Williams’s writings to define courtesy as he saw it. Notes the different levels of courtesy as defined by Williams.


Law And Disorder: Two Settings In That Hideous Strength, Doris T. Myers Dec 1993

Law And Disorder: Two Settings In That Hideous Strength, Doris T. Myers

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Contrasts Bracton College, symbolic of failure to respect the natural law (or Tao), as Lewis defines it, and Belbury. The former ignores the natural law, representing alienation from nature and “licit” law, religion, and science.


An Inklings Bibliography (48), Joe R. Christopher, Wayne G. Hammond Dec 1993

An Inklings Bibliography (48), Joe R. Christopher, Wayne G. Hammond

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Entries 42–59 in this series are written by Hammond (Tolkien material) and Christopher (Lewis and other material). See Hammond, Wayne G., for one later entry in this series.


Symposium On Basic Writing, Conflict And Struggle, And The Legacy Of Mina Shaughnessy., Patricia Laurence, Peter Rondinone, Barbara Gleason, Thomas J. Farrell, Paul Hunter, Min-Zhan Lu Dec 1993

Symposium On Basic Writing, Conflict And Struggle, And The Legacy Of Mina Shaughnessy., Patricia Laurence, Peter Rondinone, Barbara Gleason, Thomas J. Farrell, Paul Hunter, Min-Zhan Lu

Faculty Scholarship

Two articles in the December 1992 College English presented historical perspectives on the field of Basic Writing. In "Conflict and Struggle: The Enemies or Preconditions of Basic Writing?" Min-Zhan Lu argued for the value of a pedagogy in which conflict and struggle help Basic Writers to reposition themselves; she suggested that resistance to such a pedagogy is traceable to three pioneers in the field, Kenneth Bruffee, Thomas Farrell, and Mina Shaughnessy, and the historical context in which they worked. In "Waiting for an Aristotle, " Paul Hunter analyzed the special issue of the Journal of Basic Writing published in 1980 as ...


Tennessee Williams & Elia Kazan: A Collaboration In The Theatre, Philip C. Kolin Dec 1993

Tennessee Williams & Elia Kazan: A Collaboration In The Theatre, Philip C. Kolin

Faculty Publications

No abstract provided.


The Gladness Of The World: A Celebration Of George Eliot In Words And Music, Beryl Gray Nov 1993

The Gladness Of The World: A Celebration Of George Eliot In Words And Music, Beryl Gray

The George Eliot Review

The Gladness of the World (the title is a quotation of the concluding words of George Eliot's religiously humanistic poem, 'O May I Join the Choir Invisible') was a wide-ranging, often moving, programme of readings of passages from George Eliot, and of music for mezzo-soprano, choir (and choir soloists), and solo instrumentalists.

The rich variety of Gabriel Woolf’s programme of readings in which he was joined by Canon Michael Sadgrove represented the extraordinary scope of the author's achievements, and succeeded both in conveying a sense of the development of her own life, and in bringing before the ...


The Right Hand Of Light: Dark And Light Imagery In The Science Fiction Of Ursula K. Le Guin, Patricia Lynn Keister Nov 1993

The Right Hand Of Light: Dark And Light Imagery In The Science Fiction Of Ursula K. Le Guin, Patricia Lynn Keister

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

Ursula K. Le Guin uses dark and light imagery to emphasize her theme of dynamic equilibrium. This theme can be found throughout her work; the novels discussed are The Left Hand of Darkness, The Lathe of Heaven, The Dispossessed, and The Beginning Place. In each novel, Le Guin focuses on a different aspect of dynamic equilibrium. The themes are respectively, gender identity, chaos and order, and the individual versus the community. The final novel, The Beginning Place, unites and sums up all three themes. In each novel, one or more main characters suffers from imbalance that reflects the theme of ...


Second Thoughts On Rossetti: Tennyson’S Revised Letter Of October 12, 1882, Terry L. Meyers Nov 1993

Second Thoughts On Rossetti: Tennyson’S Revised Letter Of October 12, 1882, Terry L. Meyers

Arts & Sciences Articles

No abstract provided.


Artist's Comments, Paula Disante Oct 1993

Artist's Comments, Paula Disante

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


Nature And Technology: Angelic And Sacrificial Strategies In Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings, Gwyneth Hood Oct 1993

Nature And Technology: Angelic And Sacrificial Strategies In Tolkien's The Lord Of The Rings, Gwyneth Hood

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Responds to critics who call Tolkien anti-science and anti-technology by showing that creatures of Middle-earth manipulate their environments, but in less obvious ways. Contrasts the “angelic” methods of elves with the “sacrificial” strategy of mortals.


Reviews, Glen Goodknight, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Gracia Fay Ellwood Oct 1993

Reviews, Glen Goodknight, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Gracia Fay Ellwood

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Tolkien's World: Painting of Middle-earth. Published by HarperCollins. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

1994 J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar. Art by Michael Kaluta. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

Celtic Calendar 1994. Art by Patrick Wynne, Laurie Frasier Manifold, and Victoria Palmer. Notes by Alexei Kondratiev. Reviewed by Glen GoodKnight.

Dorothy L. Sayers. Barbara Reynolds. Reviewed by Nancy-Lou Patterson.

The Painted Hallway. Nancy-Lou Patterson. Reviewed by Gracia Fay Ellwood.


Is Children's Literature Childish?, Glen Goodknight Oct 1993

Is Children's Literature Childish?, Glen Goodknight

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Opening address at Mythcon 24. A discussion of the value of “children’s” literature supported by quotations from Tolkien’s “On Fairy-stories” and Lewis’s “On Three Ways of Writing for Children.”


Biblical Typology In Leguin's The Eye Of The Heron: Character, Structure, And Theme, Joel N. Feimer Oct 1993

Biblical Typology In Leguin's The Eye Of The Heron: Character, Structure, And Theme, Joel N. Feimer

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Noting it is only one of many sources for her world-making, examines biblical typology and figural elements from Le Guin’s The Eye of the Heron.


In This Issue, Glen Goodknight Oct 1993

In This Issue, Glen Goodknight

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

No abstract provided.


An Ozdessey In Plato, Michael Johnson Oct 1993

An Ozdessey In Plato, Michael Johnson

Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature

Applies “a Platonic filter to the major plot line of The Wizard of Oz [...] construe[s] Baum’s book as if Plato had conceived it as one of his own myths.” Pays particular attention to Plato’s ideas of the human soul and psychology.