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Baptism of Fire: The Birth of the Modern British Fantastic in World War I
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 139,330. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Essay » Literature, Essay » Literature
Baptism of Fire examines selected examples of the fantastic response to World War I among British authors. The contents comprise a mix of five classic articles from the pages of Mythlore and twelve new essays. The first half of the book considers the Inklings, the Oxford literary group centered on J. R. R. Tolkien and C. S. Lewis, while the second half deals with other
Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 128,860. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2015 by Mythopoeic Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays, Essay » Literature
Perilous and Fair includes seven classic articles as well as seven new examinations of women in Tolkien’s works and life. These fourteen articles bring together perspectives not only on Tolkien’s most commonly discussed female characters—Éowyn, Galadriel, and Lúthien—but also on less studied figures such as Nienna, Yavanna, Shelob, and Arwen.