Re: [mythsoc] de-lurking to introduce myself
>>Read Shippey, Flieger, Barth, Rateliff, et al.Sorry, that was a mental typo -- I meant Garth. John Garth, _Tolkien and the Great War_ to be specific.
>Who is Barth? I presume you don't mean Karl Barth or John Barth. I don't
>know offhand of any Inkling scholar named Barth.
A better way to Internet
- Hi Mary! Not to worry: all opinions are encouraged and welcome here. You don't have to be an academic; far from it. And there's no need to qualify "fan" with "just a"; we're all fans when you get right down to it. :)
> I was thrilled to get an old copy (#12, 1976) of Mythlore when II got an old one when I joined a couple years ago, too (#10, the Tolkien memorial issue, a great addition to my collection), and I always meant to ask somebody about this. Is this the SOP for welcoming new members? Is there a big stack of old issues being slowly handed out? If so, I think that's a fantastic perk.
> joined the M.S. and have tried to work up nerve to introduce
> myself here since then.