Hobbits, Goblins and the Very Adult World of Fairy-Stories

Episode 66 · April 29th, 2024 · 1 hr 23 mins

About this Episode

Jake and Phil are joined by the novelist and chronicler of post-secular religious movements, Tara Isabella Burton, to discuss J.R.R. Tolkien's 1939 essay “On Fairy-Stories” and Christina Rossetti's 1862 poem, "Goblin Market."

The manifesto:

The Art:

Tara's new novel, Here In Avalon: