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3516Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 601

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  • Steve Schaper
    May 31, 2001
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      > Message: 1
      > 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 there’s 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 ?

      Don Williams, _Inklings of Reality_ has a chapter that deals with that.
      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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