RE: [mythsoc] Having ...
- Oh my gosh, really? Although I shouldn't be surprised. I got a paper
once on how Beowulf influenced Shakespeare...so it isn't enough to just
howl "CHECK THE DATE IT WAS WRITTEN," you also have to say "CHECK THE
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Blast! I should've known that! Wikipedia again? A very interesting
piece there recently on how much Tolkien's THE HOBBIT was influenced by
the CHRONICLES OF NARNIA and how much, in turn, J.M. Barrie's PETER PAN
borrowed from both THE HOBBIT and Lewis' MAIN STREET.
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- Huh, and all this time I thought it was Rawling....
> > ... Only now realized, thanks to re-reading Doug's ANNOTATED
> > HOBBIT wh. was jogged by reading Wayne & Christina's COMPANION,
> > that the Jungfraujoch apparently inspired Tolkien's Caradhras,
> > Celebdil, &c. Had we known that, we'd have scoured the
> > mountainsides for traces of Balrog remains during 2005 venture to
> > the top.
> You wouldn't find any. After Schleemann's expedition in 1896, they
> were all removed to the British Museum. I understand the lawsuit
> brought by the Swiss government is entering its seventh decade.
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