Volume 5, Number 1 Issue 17, May (1978)

Mythlore is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal published by the Mythopoeic Society that focuses on the works of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and the genres of myth and fantasy. The full text of Mythlore from 2002 onward is available in several electronic databases from Gale, Ebsco, and ProQuest. Mythlore is also indexed in the Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature, the Modern Language Association International Bibliography (MLA), and other sources.

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Issue Art


Mythlore Art, Issue 17
Bg Callahan, Elizabeth Best, Mark Badger, Patrick McCabe, and Robin McCabe

Editorial Introduction



Comments on Some Photographs
Glen H. GoodKnight


An Inklings Bibliography (6)
Joe R. Christopher



The Baby and the Bird
Diana L. Paxson


Bors Returning
Robert Boenig



James C. Walker, Nancy-Lou Patterson, Byron M. Beyer, James Spreckels, Alan Cohen, Michael J. Chapman, Asher Brauner, Robin B. Goldman, John Canaday, Dale W. Simpson, Julie Watkins, L. Sprague de Camp, Judy Cole, Margaret Hannay, Jessica Kemball-Cook Yates, and Thomas Santoski

Book Reviews


Book Reviews
Patterson Nancy-Lou and Joe R. Christopher

Editorial Staff

  • Glen H. GoodKnight, Editor
  • Gracia Fay Ellwood, Editorial Assistance
  • Corbin S. Carnell, Thomas Howard, Paul Kocher, and Peter Schakel, Contributing Editors
  • Christine Smith, Art Editor