Guest of Honor address at Mythcon 22. Reviews various definitions and characteristics of the hero according to several folklorists and psychologists. Discusses Aragorn, Gandalf, Frodo, and Sam as heroes according to these definitions.
"The Many Faces of the Hero in The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 17
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol17/iss4/1
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021