Saturday, November 17, 2018

A WILDERNESS OF DRAGONS -- Table of Contents

And here's the table of contents for the Flieger festschrift, listing all the essays with their authors.

Table of Contents 


            John D. Rateliff

Tolkienian Studies 

A Seed of Courage: Merry, Pippin, and the Ordinary Hero
            Amy Amendt-Raduege

Smith of Wootton Major and Genre Fantasy
            David Bratman

Three Stories Holding Hands: The Wind in the WillowsHuntingtower, and The Hobbit
            Marjorie Burns

J. R. R. Tolkien: The Foolhardy Philologist
            Jason Fisher

‘Mythology is Language and Language is Mythology’: How Verlyn Flieger’s Favourite ‘Bumper-sticker’ Works in Tolkien’s Legendarium                                                                                                        
            Andrew Higgins

Do Eldar Dream of Immortal Sheep?: Dreams, Memory, and Enchantment at the End of the Third Age
            Thomas Hillman, with Simon Cook, Jeremiah Burns, Richard Rohlin, & Oliver Stegen

‘A Green Great Dragon’ and J. R. R. Tolkien’s ‘Native Language’
            John R. Holmes

Splintered Heroes: Heroic Variety and its Function in The Lord of the Rings 
            Thomas Honegger

Lessons of Myth, Mortality, & the Machine in the Dream State Space-Time Travel Tales of J. R. R. Tolkien and Olaf Stapledon
            Kristine Larsen

‘To Recall Forgotten Gods from their Twilight’: J. R. R. Tolkien's ‘The Name Nodens
            John D. Rateliff

A History of the Acquisition: Marquette and the Tolkien Manuscripts
            Taum Santoski

Seers and Singers: Tolkien’s Typology of Sub-creators
            Anna Smol

Tolkien’s Story of Kullervo: A Lost Link between Kirby’s Kalevala and Tolkien’s Legendarium
            Vivien Stocker

The Rare and Elusive ‘Green, Great Dragon’
            Sandra Ballif Straubhaar

‘A Recognizable Irish Strain’ in Tolkien’s Work 
            Kris Swank

Canute and Beowulf
            Richard C. West

Fliegers Fictions

‘Green Hill Country’: A Scholar’s Tale
            Peter Grybauskas

Words Made Flesh in Avilion: A Romance of Voices
            Paul Edmund Thomas

Identity, Time, and Faerie in Pig Taleand The Inn at Corbies Caaw: An Unexpected Convergence of Realms
            David Wilson Wise

Three Personal Tributes

A Teacher’s Teacher: Verlyn Flieger
            Susan Yager

Music, Time, and Light in the Works of J. R. R. Tolkien and Verlyn Flieger: A Reflection
            Bradford Lee Eden

‘Whose Myth Is It?’: Tolkien Studies as Interdisciplinary Studies
            Kristine Larsen

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