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  • Stanier, Alan M
    Hi list Can anyone tell me if Beorn was entirely JRRT s invention, or was JRRT drawing on myth and/or folklore? Alan
    Message 1 of 47 , May 11 1:33 AM
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      Hi list

      Can anyone tell me if Beorn was entirely JRRT's invention, or was JRRT drawing on myth and/or folklore?

      Alan
    • Jack
      Seems that there is lots of it: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapeshifting ... Jack ... From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      Message 47 of 47 , May 11 10:53 AM
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        Seems that there is lots of it:
        http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shapeshifting


        :o)
        Jack


        -----Original Message-----
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        [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Jack
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        Subject: RE: [TolkienDiscussions] Beorn

        It's a bit like the traditional European werewolf, except changing into a
        bear

        :o)
        Jack


        -----Original Message-----
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        [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Stanier, Alan M
        Sent: 11 May 2009 09:33
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        Subject: [TolkienDiscussions] Beorn

        Hi list

        Can anyone tell me if Beorn was entirely JRRT's invention, or was JRRT
        drawing on myth and/or folklore?

        Alan


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