Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Magical World of the Inklings by Gareth Knight

It’s finally here … Gareth Knight’s new and expanded edition of his classic text on the mythopoeic fiction of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and their less famous but similarly gifted colleagues Charles Williams and Owen Barfield – collectively known as … Continue reading

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World War I Poets

Skylight Press authors, Rebecca Wilby and Alan Richardson, write fascinating accounts of World War One era Britain.  Here is an extensive article about the Great War Poets reprinted from  from http://net.lib.byu.edu/english/wwi/poets/poets.html Poets of the Great War On November 11, 1985 (the … Continue reading

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On Winsley Hill by Alan Richardson

Alan Richardson’s evocative novella about a Wiltshire farm girl whose psychic gifts are exploited by a manipulative folklore scholar is published this week. Here’s a taster. – Before Rosie entered the griffin-surmounted gates she could sense an atmosphere within.  Someone … Continue reading

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Into the Mythopoeia…

As we eagerly await the new edition of The Magical World of the Inklings by Gareth Knight, let’s have a look at other great mythopoeic works of literature.  Since the 6th Century tales of Phereydes of Syros, the world of … Continue reading

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