Examines the use of Merlin as a character in Tennyson’s Idylls of the King, two novels by J.C. Powys, and Susan Cooper’s The Dark is Rising series. Notes parallels and differences in Merlin’s power, role, prophetic ability, link with the divine, and vulnerability.
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Online Winter Seminar
February 4-5, 2022 (Friday evening, Saturday all day)
Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022