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Mythos Journal

Mythos Journal includes the article “Pitfalls in Faërie” by Verlyn Flieger. This quotes extensively from an unpublished essay by Tolkien concerning Smith of Wootton Major. (pp. 3-10)


  • Reprinted in a slightly altered form in A Question of Time (1997) by Verlyn Flieger.
  • Reprinted in Saga: Best New Writings on Mythology, ed. Jonathan Young 157-171?


  • Winter 1995 (1994?)
  • Mythos Institute
  • Paperback journal