6527Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 1014
- Oct 1, 2002
> From: SusanPal@...Alison Lurie's collection of essays "Don't tell the grown-ups :
> Subject: White Query
> Hello! Does anyone know if Tolkien ever read THE ONCE AND FUTURE KING? (I'd
> imagine that he didn't, since he was so unenthusiastic about literature after
> Chaucer, but wondered if anyone knows for sure.) Or, better yet, does anyone
> know of articles dealing with with TOAFK and LOTR?
subversive children's literature" includes an article comparing
"The Once and Future King" to "The Lord of the Rings." Her opinion is
that "The Once and Future King" has a deeper and more disturbing view
of the nature of evil.
-- Ernie Davis