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A “Gay Catholic Romance Novel”?by Dena Hunt
I’m particularly gratified with this review of The Lion’s Heart from Aletia. The novel is new, and while reviews have been good, it’s always a pleasure to hear from a reader who just seems to “get it,” regardless of how they title their reviews:
Parsing Tolkien’s Letter on Love and Romanceby Kevin O'Brien
Tolkien's amazing letter to his son Michael deserves a closer look. Here it is again, with some commentary by me in boldface.
Joseph Conrad’s Prince Romanby Daniel J. Heisey
Thirty-one years ago in the journal Conradiana, C. F. Burgess had an essay, “Conrad’s Catholicism.” As Burgess noted, critics tend to dismiss the notion of Joseph Conrad’s Catholicism, preferring to see him as a secular unbeliever. As with any great artist, Conrad can get projected onto him the image of many of his admirers.