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Re: Mythcon 38 / Silmarillion / Lost Tales

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  • William Cloud Hicklin
    ... that the ... fall into the ... that if only ... material, we ... ceremonies, and peace ... controversy ... readingroom/421516000 ... Weeeeeel, Last I
    Message 1 of 32 , Aug 14 3:58 AM
      --- In mythsoc@yahoogroups.com, "Merlin
      DeTardo" <emptyD@...> wrote:
      >
      > >---David Bratman <dbratman@> wrote:

      > >But if one must be cautious of the Scylla of assuming
      that the
      > published material is all, I've also seen Tolkienists
      fall into the
      > Charybdis of a "it's just around the corner" attitude;
      that if only
      > those inexplicably greedy linguists would release the
      material, we
      > could all speak fluent Sindarin at our wedding
      ceremonies, and peace
      > and joy would reign throughout the world.
      >
      > I once read a comparison* of that attitude to the
      controversy
      > surrounding the publication of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
      >
      > *Here, in 2005:
      > http://www.theonering.net/rumour_mill/rpg/viewer/
      readingroom/421516000
      > 001FB4B.html
      >

      Weeeeeel,
      Last I looked the copyrights in the Dead Sea Scrolls had
      expired. Centuries ago. Tolkien's haven't yet.
    • John D Rateliff
      Sorry folks; that should have gone to Ellie, not the list. Apologies all round. --JDR
      Message 32 of 32 , Aug 24 11:15 AM
        Sorry folks; that should have gone to Ellie, not the list. Apologies
        all round.
        --JDR

        On Aug 24, 2007, at 11:06 AM, John D Rateliff wrote:
        > Hi Ellie
        >
        > Just a quick note to ask if you got the book back safely.
        >
        > --John
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