The Ring Companion

Meikle, Denis. The Ring Companion. Titan Books, 2005. For my resources on Ring and The Ring: click here, or here for my Ring novel review. While this a definitive resource on the facts surrounding the various Ring films – of which many are included and examined in this book – the author’s tone is remarkably pretentious. He introduces his research by stating that his book … Continue reading The Ring Companion

Magic, Witchcraft, and Paganism in America

Melton, J. Gordon. Magic, Witchcraft, and Paganism in America: a Bibliography. Vol. 1. Garland Publishing, INC: New York, 1982. This 212 page book is an incredibly concise and thorough resource for its title subjects. Having been published in 1982, its more than a little outdated, but if general┬áhistorical eras or certain dates are what’s needed, this book delivers. It covers an eclectic selection ranging from … Continue reading Magic, Witchcraft, and Paganism in America

Revolutionary Girl Utena

By Chiho Saito There is something both epically heroic and tragically Shakespearian about this series. A valorous knight fighting to save a trapped princess is a tale as old as time, and modernizations of such a familiar plot are abundant, especially as romances. Utena is one such series. It features a helpless princess trapped in poor circumstances and kept under guard by a band of … Continue reading Revolutionary Girl Utena

Wizard of Oz

Fenton, Zanita E. “No Witch Is A Bad Witch: A Commentary On The Erasure Of Matilda Joslyn Gage.” Southern California Interdisciplinary Law Journal 20.1 (2010): 21-38. Academic Search Complete. Web. 5 Oct. 2016. Gage, Matilda Joslyn. Woman, Church and State 1893 Original Edition. Watertowne MA: Persephone Press, 1980. Web. Hearn, Michael Patrick. The Annotated Wizard of Oz: the Wonderful Wizard of Oz / by L. … Continue reading Wizard of Oz