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Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath

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  • Carl F. Hostetter
    ... Valid as scholarship of _Jackson s_ work, sure, that s possible (though film scholarship hardly seems to be the goal in these fora). Valid as scholarship
    Message 1 of 45 , Mar 2, 2005
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      On Mar 2, 2005, at 11:54 AM, Rateliff, John wrote:

      > Besides, the film fans have TheOneRing.net and many another online
      > 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.

      Valid as scholarship of _Jackson's_ work, sure, that's possible (though
      film scholarship hardly seems to be the goal in these fora). Valid as
      scholarship of _Tolkien's_ work? Please.
    • Beth Russell
      ... From: Mike Foster [mailto:mafoster@direcway.com] Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:22 PM To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com Subject: Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath
      Message 45 of 45 , Mar 9, 2005
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        -----Original Message-----
        From: Mike Foster [mailto:mafoster@...]
        Sent: Wednesday, March 09, 2005 4:22 PM
        To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath

        >From here in the sweet shires of farm country in Middle-Illinois, I can

        >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?


        Two answers:

        1. Goldberry (at least) did work. She had a washing-day while the
        hobbits were there.

        2. The Lord labored six days.

        Beth
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