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Re: [mythsoc] loyalty oath

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  • Mike Foster
    John s exact words, their own ... , suggest a new branch growing on the great tree of Tolkien. Does one branch--fanzines, languages--need to call a newer one
    Message 1 of 45 , Mar 2 1:30 PM
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      John's exact words,

      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.
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      suggest a new branch growing on the great tree of Tolkien. Does one branch--fanzines, languages--need to call a newer one not "valid"?




      Carl F. Hostetter wrote:

      >On Mar 2, 2005, at 11:54 AM, Rateliff, John wrote:
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      >>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.
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      >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.
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      >The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
      >Yahoo! Groups Links
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    • 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 3:25 PM
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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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