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Orcrist #5 / Tolkien Journal Vol. 4 no. 4

front cover: "Mirkwood" -- etching by George D. Asdell

Dedication: For Duane and Peggy Jo Dobry: Shire-folk from the science culture

  • "Errata to Orcrist no. 4" -- The Editor (p. 2)
  • "Introduction" (editorial) (p. 2)
  • "Eschata for Charles Williams" -- Jared Lobdell (p. 3)
  • "The Critics, and Tolkien, and C. S. Lewis: Reviews" -- Richard C. West (pp. 4-9) [reviews of:
    • William Ready, The Tolkien Relation (Regnery, 1968)
    • Lin Carter, Tolkien: A Look Behind THE LORD OF THE RINGS (Ballantine, 1969)
    • Gracia Fay Ellwood, Good News from Tolkien's Middle Earth: Two Essays on the "Applicability" of THE LORD OF THE RINGS (Eerdmans, 1970)
    • Neil D. Isaacs and Rose A. Zimbardo, eds. Tolkien and the Critics: Essays on J. R. R. Tolkien's THE LORD OF THE RINGS (University of Notre Dame Press, 1969)
    • Mark R. Hillegas, Shadows of Imagination: The Fantasies of C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Charles Williams (Southern Illinois University Press, 1969)
    • Catharine R. Stimpson, J. R. R. Tolkien (Columbia University Press, 1969)
    • Peter Kreeft, C. S. Lewis: A Critical Essay (Eerdmans, 1969)
    • Nathan Comfort Starr, C. S. Lewis's TILL WE HAVE FACES: Introduction and Commentary (Seabury Press, 1968)
    • William Luther White, The Image of Man in C. S. Lewis (Abingdon Press, 1969)
    • Clyde S. Kilby, A Mind Awake: An Anthology of C. S. Lewis (Harcourt, Brace, and World, 1969)
    • C. S. Lewis, Narrative Poems, ed. Walter Hooper (Geoffrey Bles, 1969)
    • C. S. Lewis, Selected Literary Essays, ed. Walter Hooper (Cambridge University Press, 1969) ]
  • "The Lay of Beren and Luthien" -- musical setting by Laura Haglund (p. 10)
  • "An Interpretation of Gollum" -- Stephen A. Gottlieb (pp. 11-12)
  • "Moot Point" -- letter from Edward Felipe (5 March 1971) (p. 13)
  • "An Annotated Bibliography of Tolkien Criticism, Supplement Three" -- Richard C. West (pp. 14-15)

Other, untitled illustrations by: Danny Frolich (pp. 7, 11, 13); Laura Haglund (p. 5); Pete Poplaski (pp. 8, 9, 12); Ivor Rogers (p. 4)

Back cover: "At the Sign of the Prancing Pony" -- illustration by Deborah Webster, Sr.

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