The current featured article is "BREAKING THE PATTERN: ALAN GARNER'S THE OWL SERVICE AND THE MABINOGION"
This paper was presented at Mythcon 24 in 1993. It was an opportunity for me to write about a lovely little book I had always enjoyed. Years later, it had the advantage of being a rare piece of scholarship on the works of Alan Garner, which led to it being selected for inclusion in THE CHILDREN'S LITERATURE REVIEW, vol. 130.
I hope you will enjoy it!
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Tag Archives: DC Comics
I’ll probably be doing a series of these posts as I go along. I’ve had to give up my storage unit, and I need to thin out my comics collection as a consequence. I’m going to list here on my … Continue reading
Golden Apple – the comic shop in Hollywood that has been “my” comic shop for … well, for a long time now – had a party Friday night to mark the end of the massive re-launch that DC Comics undertook … Continue reading
I’ve been in a lot of discussions in the last month or so about the Green Lantern feature film that was released this summer. And since I’m one of those people who sits in the crossroads of comics and movies, … Continue reading
Ooops, so I’m a little late in getting the rest of the con report done. Pardon me. But here it is at last. I got rolling in good time Sunday morning and had an easy drive down from Hollywood to … Continue reading
The linked PDF file is the original text of the paper I presented at the First International Conference of Robin Hood Studies, held at Rochester, New York in October 1997. The conference itself was a fun weekend for me. My experience for … Continue reading
It was no joke when I drove up to San Francisco on April 1. Since there was a possibility of rain throughout the middle of California that day, I decided to drive US 101 instead of I-5. I didn’t want … Continue reading
My second day in Manhattan, I walked over to Columbus Circle and caught the A Train, to go up to the Cloisters. My first visit to Manhattan, back in 1999, I had looked at the subway maps, and thought, “Why … Continue reading