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Speculates about linguistic connotations of Saruman-Sharkey, especially Suruman (vassal of an ancient Assyrian king) and various etymologies of “shark.”
Ryan, J. S.
"Saruman, ‘Sharkey,’ and Suruman: Analogous Figures of Eastern Ingenuity and Cunning,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 12
, Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol12/iss1/9
Copyright held by Artist
Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021