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Greetings and welcome to the 17th Mythopoeic Conference. This year is the Centennial of the birth of Charles Williams and to help commemorate that, we have a number of Williams papers and a keynote Williams panel. The Conference theme “The Daughters of Beatrice: Women in Fantasy” springs from one of Williams' concerns in his fiction and poetry – the Beatrician experience. Heroines in fiction have grown since Dante, and I hope we will discover some of that growth during the Conference. We will look at the daughters of Beatrice and discover the changes in their presence in literature.


Mythcon 17

August 8-11, 1986 - California State University, Long Beach, California

The Daughters of Beatrice: Women in Fantasy

Charles de Lint, Judith Kollmann, guests of honor



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