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11444Re: [mythsoc] Re: PJ-The Socialists Chime in

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  • David Bratman
    Feb 4, 2004
      At 05:23 PM 2/4/2004 +0000, Elizabeth R. Milner wrote:
      >I don't remember the conversation shifting in the way you say.

      Haven't you been reading the posts?

      >Certainly nobody suggested that Tolkien was any kind of fellow
      >traveller, unconsious or no.

      Any suggestion of using Morris as a connection between Tolkien and
      socialism amounts to exactly that.

      >As far as separating the pastoral and
      >the political, I first learned of Morris through EP Thompson's
      >Biography, so it's very hard to get my mind around the idea that they
      >are not irrevocably intertwined in Morris' work.

      I'm sorry, that leaves me speechless.

      - David Bratman
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