Investigates the tangled textual history of Radagast, a much-neglected character, and what it says about Tolkien’s writing technique and care in making revisions. Investigates changes in his function between The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, and why and how he disappears from the later story.
"The Enigma of Radagast: Revision, Melodrama, and Depth,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 26
, Article 8.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol26/iss1/8
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021