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Re: [mythsoc] Writers and Cons

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  • dianejoy@earthlink.net
    Absolutely; I think Ted Sherman should personally knock on Grace s door and beg her on bended knee to let him publish her paper. ---djb ... From: David
    Message 1 of 12 , Apr 8, 2004
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      Absolutely; I think Ted Sherman should personally knock on Grace's door
      and beg her on bended knee to let him publish her paper. ---djb

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      From: David Bratman dbratman@...
      Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 05:48:28 -0700
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Writers and Cons


      At 09:45 PM 4/4/2004 -0400, Margaret Dean wrote:

      >You'll be astonished how riveting a
      >supposedly "academic" paper can be when it's about a work you
      >know and love, written and delivered by someone who knows and
      >loves it too.

      Insert warm memory here of Grace Monk's bold declaration in her paper last
      year that Tolkien's depiction of Eowyn was one of the finest things in all
      literature. Hear, hear!


      >The exigencies of caring for a family with kids have prevented my
      >attending any recently (the last one I was at was, in fact, the
      >one Wendell helped run in the D.C. area, which with a 1
      >1/2-year-old in tow was only a qualified success), but once
      >they're old enough to get along without me for a weekend -- or to
      >want to come along as regular attendees! -- watch out!

      Well, good. Too long without seeing, even counting a visit to your home
      when I found myself in your area a few years ago.

      - David Bratman



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