The last few years have seen the publication of two of Tolkien’s works that scholars and serious fans have known about for a very long time: Tolkien’s unfinished alliterative poem The Fall of Arthur[i] and Tolkien’s prose translation of Beowulf…
Celtic Myth in Contemporary Children’s Fantasy in the 2018 Mythopoeic Awards Finalists!
Forthcoming talks and lectures: Glasgow, Kalamazoo, Essex, Oxford and North Wales
Ursula K. Le Guin: In Memoriam
Alan Garner’s The Owl Service has its 50th anniversary today!
George MacDonald and one of Tolkien’s most quotable lines
Beren and Lúthien: Some First Thoughts (and radio interview)
Tolkien and the Art of Book Reviewing: A Circuitous Road to Middle-earth
Literary Tourism: Wales, Land of Legends
Literature Wales (http://www.literaturewales.org/) launched today their new literary tourism website: Land of Legends – http://www.landoflegends.wales/. This was a project funded by Visit Wales (http://www.visitwales.com/) and I was delighted to have been one of the consultants on literary connections of specific…