The paper discusses the ideas of George MacDonald and J.R.R. Tolkien on Faërie and Fairy Stories, based on an analysis of MacDonald's essay "The Fantastic Imagination," Tolkien's "On Fairy-Stories," Tolkien's correspondence, and Tolkien's unpublished introduction to MacDonald's The Golden Key.
Michelson, Paul E.
"George MacDonald and J.R.R. Tolkien on Faerie and Fairy Stories,"
Inklings Forever: Published Colloquium Proceedings 1997-2016: Vol. 9
, Article 11.
Available at: https://pillars.taylor.edu/inklings_forever/vol9/iss1/11