Discusses letters from a group of typical Lord of the Rings fans about why they enjoy the book. Concludes thoughtful readers respond to the timeless struggle of good and evil and the deeper moral messages of the work.
"The Lure of the Ring,"
Mythcon Proceedings: Vol. 1:
2, Article 7.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythpro/vol1/iss2/7
Mythcon 52: The Mythic, the Fantastic, and the Alien
Albuquerque, New Mexico; July 29 - August 1, 2022