Discusses endings and closure in The Lord of the Rings with reference to literary theories of endings in literature, and to Tolkien’s own “On Fairy-stories.”
"The Neverending Story: Textual Happiness in The Lord of the Rings,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 18
, Article 1.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol18/iss3/1
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021