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Re: [mythsoc] CSL and H.G. Wells

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  • WendellWag@aol.com
    ... Wells was ... Has it even been ... very likely to ... experience, ... some Lewis reader ... Wendell Wagner [Non-text portions of this message have been
    Message 1 of 7 , Jun 27, 2006
      I asked the following question (by E-mail) of Dave Langford:

      > In your article in _The Fortean Times_, issue 199, you wonder if H. G.
      Wells was
      > depressed by being satirized in _That Hideous Strength_ by C. S. Lewis.
      Has it even been
      > established that Wells read _That Hideous Strength_? That doesn't sound
      very likely to
      > me, but perhaps you know of some evidence otherwise.

      He replied with the following:

      > I took some care to qualify that speculation with "perhaps". From my own
      experience,
      > irrespective of whether Wells read the book, I think it plausible that
      some Lewis reader
      > would have pointed out that passage to him.

      Wendell Wagner


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    • Mike Foster
      In other words, no conclusive sighting of the Ivory-billed Jules. Mike ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      Message 2 of 7 , Jun 27, 2006
        In other words, no conclusive sighting of the Ivory-billed Jules.

        Mike

        WendellWag@... wrote:

        >I asked the following question (by E-mail) of Dave Langford:
        >
        >
        >
        >>In your article in _The Fortean Times_, issue 199, you wonder if H. G.
        >>
        >>
        >Wells was
        >
        >
        >>depressed by being satirized in _That Hideous Strength_ by C. S. Lewis.
        >>
        >>
        >Has it even been
        >
        >
        >>established that Wells read _That Hideous Strength_? That doesn't sound
        >>
        >>
        >very likely to
        >
        >
        >>me, but perhaps you know of some evidence otherwise.
        >>
        >>
        >
        >He replied with the following:
        >
        >
        >
        >>I took some care to qualify that speculation with "perhaps". From my own
        >>
        >>
        >experience,
        >
        >
        >>irrespective of whether Wells read the book, I think it plausible that
        >>
        >>
        >some Lewis reader
        >
        >
        >>would have pointed out that passage to him.
        >>
        >>
        >
        >Wendell Wagner
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