MARY R. BOWMAN is Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, where she teaches courses in medieval and Renaissance literature. First trained as a Renaissance specialist, she has expanded her research interests to include medieval literature and modern medievalism, including the Inklings. She has previously published on C. S. Lewis in Mythlore and on Tolkien in Narrative, and has contributed an essay on film adaptations of Beowulf to a forthcoming collection. SHERRYLYN BRANCHAW is a Ph.D. student in the Program in Indo-European Studies at UCLA. Her dual research interests are the history of the English language and mythology. She wrote her dissertation on the development of English strong verbs, and she has also published an article on Welsh mythology entitled "Pwyll and Purusamedha: Human Sacrifice in the Mabinogi." (2008). DAVID BRATMAN reviews books on Tolkien for Mythprint, the monthly bulletin of the Mythopoeic Society, for which he served as editor from 1980-1995. He has edited The Masques of Amen House by Charles Williams, compiled the authorized bibliography of Ursula K. Le Guin, and contributed articles on Tolkien to the journals Mallorn and Mythlore and the book Tolkien's Legendarium (ed. Verlyn Flieger and Carl F. Hostetter).
Tolkien Studies – West Virginia University Press
Published: Aug 25, 2010