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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I missed last year’s party, because I was in Oregon, so I was certainly looking forward to this year’s festivities. Once again we gathered at the Montrose Bowl for our fun evening. We had a good turn out. Montrose does … Continue reading
I’ve been a member of CAPS (the Comic Art Professional Society) for about three years now, and have missed the last two annual banquets, much to my regret. So last month, when some unanticipated funds came to me just before … Continue reading
Yeah, I know. I’m posting this a month after the event, and the day before the January CAPS meeting. Sometimes, one just falls behind on these little recitations of activities. The party itself happened on our usual meeting date of … Continue reading
Scott Shaw is a professional cartoonist. You have to get that from the start, because what you see on the surface can be deceptive (rather like tabasco sauce in a bland bottle). I got to know Scott through Jim MacQuarrie, … Continue reading
Things have been rather slow around here. There is the perpetual job-hunting that is continually frustrating (as in, seeming to go no-where). Scraping by is no fun. I had hopes my niece Karen would be able to visit, but that … Continue reading