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’ve been in temporary housing since the end of April, after leaving my old apartment. Although the Creature from the Black Lagoon has been my traveling companion, he was not keen on being photographed in the hotels. I’m not sure … Continue reading
I drove down early in order to get into a good parking spot. As it happened, I did get a good spot near the building, right beside a set of stairs. The unfortunate part was that it was nowhere near … Continue reading
The Creature doesn’t think the latest addition to the household is very sociable. He finds the Red One downright Angry, in fact.
A discussion online with some friends about favorite movie monsters recently revived my interest in the Creature from the Black Lagoon. I’d always liked old Gillface, what with the underwater swimming and the Creature’s fascination with the human young woman … Continue reading
For several years now, I’ve shared my office at work with a full-sized Kermit the Frog. I’d gotten him during the period when Sony had the license on the Muppet characters. He’s spent this time sitting on a chair in … Continue reading