3516Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 601
- May 31, 2001
> Message: 1Don Williams, _Inklings of Reality_ has a chapter that deals with that.
> Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 16:58:29 -0000
> From: "Vincent Ferre" <ferretolk@...>
> Subject: Re: a matter of life and death
> When I read (mostly in England, for theres hardly a book on him in
> France, even at the Bibliothèque Nationale) many English and American
> critics for an essay on Tolkien, I was surprised to see that most of them
> work on sources, on the question of power, fantasy, etc. but that death and
> immortality, the core of the Lord of the Rings (and not only because Tolkien
> said so !), are often alluded to, but not really examined.
> Am I mistaken ? do you know interesting analysis on that point ?
He's on-list, too, I think.
"It is true that if you tell me what you read, I can tell
you who you are. But I will know you better if you tell
me what you re-read." -- Francois Mauriac
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