19200Re: Article that mentions Tolkien
- Dec 4, 2007FWIW, I think the two are miles apart...
One might read Pinkerton's article and feel he misuses JRRT but I
don't think he's any further off than the folks who saw Tolkien as
"green" - he's talking about what *he* gets out of Tolkien and how he
applies it to one of the issues of the day.
-- Lynn --
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Mike Foster" <mafoster@...> wrote:
> It didn't look like a joke to me. It was a preprinted trifold one-sheet
> pamphlet that looked serious enough to me to pass along to college
> security. So I don't have it, and in any case, it would be one of the
> more noisome Tolkien collectibles.
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> Mike, was it something someone had put together as a joke or did it
> serious? Scary if #2.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike Foster" <mafoster@hughes. <mailto:mafoster%40hughes.net>
> This isn't quite on the order of the Ku Klux Klan pamphlet "Theoden Was
> A White Rider" that I once found shoved underneath my office door but it
> does point out that readers inclined to do so can bend a work of
> literature to fit their sociopolitical template.
> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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