Journal of Mythic Arts — Winter 2005 Issue — Endicott Studio

Editor: Terri Windling
Associate Editor: Midori Snyder
Book Review Editor: Helen Pilinovsky

(top)Photograph by Ione Rucquoi
(middle) Drawing by Brian Froud

Letter from the Editor’s Desk
“Mythic drama takes us to the heart of Story, leading us from one world to another…”

The Reading Room

Angels & Minister of Grace: Theatrical Superstitions Through the Ages
by Kristen McDermott
“Actors routinely walk in that perilous space between reality and fantasy, life and death, comedy and tragedy…”

J.M. Barrie and Peter Pan
by Terri Windling
“Barrie held his breath at the critical moment in his play when Peter Pan asks the audience to clap their hands if they believe in fairies. What if no one clapped at all…?”

The Parade of You
a story by Barth Anderson
“They march this march when the calendar stutters and brings you nothing but smoke and ruin. When your own grandfathers and grandmothers come hunting, these masks dance the Parade of You.”

The Gallery

The Mythic Mask
a group exhibition
“In some cultures it is believed that because of the close association between the mask maker and the spirit of the mask, the artist absorbs some of its magic power…”

The Coffeehouse: Poetry

by Faye George

The Ophelia Cantos
by Theodora Goss

The Changeling
by Theodora Goss

Lost Boys
by Wendy Froud