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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
    Message 1 of 1 , Apr 1, 2009
      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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