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601Re: What is "Mythopoeic"

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  • Steve Schaper
    Aug 19, 1999
      At 9:11 AM -0700 8/19/99, Staci Dumoski wrote:
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      >How do we define "mythopoeic", and can we say that there are people
      >writing mythopoeic fiction today?

      My two cents is that a mythopoeic work would have to involve the
      meaning-elements that compose mythology. To deal with them in some
      way. Babylon 5 is mythopoeic, Star Trek is not. The Silmarillion is
      mythopoeic, The Hobbit is not.

      --Steve
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      It's 1999, where's Moonbase Alpha?
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