Examines the image of the enclosed garden and pool at the top of a mountain as it occurs in Dante’s Garden of Eden on Mount Purgatory and in The Magician’s Nephew and The Last Battle, with some parallels in Morris’s The Well at the World’s End and Tolkien’s “Leaf by Niggle.”
Christopher, Joe R.
"Mount Purgatory Arises near Narnia,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 23
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol23/iss2/7
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021