Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath
- On Mar 2, 2005, at 11:54 AM, Rateliff, John wrote:
> Besides, the film fans have TheOneRing.net and many another onlineValid as scholarship of _Jackson's_ work, sure, that's possible (though
> site; they've built up their own community and started their own
> branch of Tolkien scholarship that in time will probably turn out to
> be just as valid as the one that grew out of fanzines.
film scholarship hardly seems to be the goal in these fora). Valid as
scholarship of _Tolkien's_ work? Please.
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From: Mike Foster [mailto:mafoster@...]
Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:22 PM
Subject: Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath
>From here in the sweet shires of farm country in Middle-Illinois, I canTwo answers:
>attest to you that both the care of kine and the making of butter and
>especially cheese is rather like, uh, work. And if Bombadil and
>Goldberry are Ab-Original and Unfallen, why would they work?
1. Goldberry (at least) did work. She had a washing-day while the
hobbits were there.
2. The Lord labored six days.