Considers Tolkien’s skilled evocation of evil and the way he manages to hold Augustinian and Manichean conceptions of evil in balance, particularly in his depiction of orcs.
Bergen, Richard Angelo
"‘A Warp of Horror’: J.R.R. Tolkien’s Sub-creations of Evil,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 36
, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol36/iss1/7
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