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  • Robin Reid
    *waves back* I only joined a few months ago and have been mostly lurking because of being too darned busy. You guys are getting me hooked on Mythcon. It was
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      *waves back* I only joined a few months ago and have been mostly lurking
      because of being too darned busy. You guys are getting me hooked on
      Mythcon. It was fantastic this year at Berkeley!

      R

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      From: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com on behalf of Croft, Janet B.
      Sent: Tue 8/7/2007 8:02 AM
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
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      Hi Robin <waves>! And I didn't realize you were on this list or I would
      have mentioned it. I'm looking forward to reading your paper. Especially
      since I didn't get to go to any papers at the Norman Mythcon!

      Janet

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      Subject: RE: [mythsoc] If you're interested in fantasy films...

      Hi Janet: Congratulations--I hadn't realized you had an essay in this
      project as well.

      I have one too--based in part on the presentation I did last year at
      Norman
      (there, I covered the second film; the essay covers all three) on
      comparing
      the grammar of Tolkien's nature writing with the cinematography of
      Jackson's
      film in equivalent scenes!

      I had a great Mythcon 38 and now fear I am hooked!

      Robin

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      _Fantasy Fiction into Film_, edited by Leslie Stratyner and James R.
      Keller, is now available from McFarland Press. It includes four essays
      on the Peter Jackson _Lord of the Rings_ (including my own "Three Rings
      for Hollywood" on earlier film scripts), two on the first Narnia film,
      and two on _Charlie and the Chocolate Factory_. The remaining essays
      deal with _Mary Poppins_, _Howl's Moving Castle_, _The Polar Express_,
      various incarnations of _The Wonderful Wizard of Oz_, _Peter Pan_, and
      _Practical Magic_.

      Janet Brennan Croft

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      "Humans need fantasy to be human. To be the place where the rising ape
      meets the falling angel." -Terry Pratchett

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