Anita G. Gorman


Examines Tolkien’s use of language in Tree and Leaf to “demonstrate the paradoxes inherent in Christianity [...] artistic creation [...] [and] ordinary life.” Asserts that Tolkien also “[suggests] the ultimate resolution of those paradoxes.”

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Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien

Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022

Mythcon Conference

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