Discusses Romantic views of the sublime as they relate to Tolkien’s “On Fairy-stories.” Distinguishes the Gothic (“the literature of fear”) from fairy-stories and most children’s fantasy (“the literature of joy”).
"The Fantastic Sublime: Tolkien’s ‘On Fairy-Stories’ and the Romantic Sublime,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 22
, Article 2.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol22/iss1/2
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