Studies an enigmatic character in MacDonald’s The Princess and the Goblin, the old woman in the tower. Notes some of the explanations offered for whom she represents, and discusses her function as embodying the reconciliation of opposites.
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Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 6
, Article 9.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol6/iss3/9
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Mythcon 51: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico • Postponed to: July 30 – August 2, 2021