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Narnian philology

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  • Hans Georg Lundahl
    C. S. Lewis, unlike Tolkien, was not an inveterate language maker. Also unlike Tolkien, he features children from 20th century England as protagonists. Which
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      C. S. Lewis, unlike Tolkien, was not an inveterate language maker. Also
      unlike Tolkien, he features children from 20th century England as protagonists.
      Which poses two language problems: how is it that English children speak
      "Narnian" so well? And where do Narnian names come from?

      <http://docs.google.com/Doc?id=df92695_1ds4fn2fv>

      Hans Georg Lundahl

      [Please make sure that any comments in reply to this article posted to this list
      are related to Tolkien's languages. CFH]
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