Re: New Beowulf
>From: "David S. Bratman" <dbratman@...>Hmmph. Surely they would agree to let Americans voice the orcs!
>On Fri, 3 Mar 2000 WendellWag@... wrote:
>> Maybe my testiness about this comes from having a two-year argument in the
>> letters column of _Amon Hen_ (the Tolkien Society quarterly newsletter) about
>> the "Englishness" of _The Lord of the Rings_. There are some T. S. members
>> who think that the appearance of any American voices in a movie version of
>> the book would be utter heresy.
>I agree with them!
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(Just kidding, dear!)
- "David S. Bratman" wrote:
>and we, in turn, who can remember Silicon Valley
> before it was called that, and when it was full of orchards, have
> something over the dot-com weenies.
Your comment about the orchards brought back a flood of memories of the
Santa Clara Valley when it still have more orchards than concrete. I can
remember looking down over the valley from Skyline or the Saratoga Gap
and seeing blossoms--plum and apricot--from the Santa Cruz foothills to
the Mt. Hamilton range.
Thanks for the jolt to my memory!
Dr. Theodore James Sherman
Department of English, Box X041
College of Liberal Arts
Middle Tennessee State University
Murfreesboro, TN 37130
615 898-5836; FAX 615 898-5098