Re: [mythsoc] Letter to the editors
- David Bratman wrote:
> (sent in response to this article <http://www.mercurynews.com/ci_9462669> onThank you, David. I actually just saw that quote in that article, and was pondering whether to say anything about it. I'm glad that you did so!
> a production of "Das Rheingold" - the opening of my letter is a quote from
> the article)
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>Reporters need to free themselves from the assumption thatGood one, David! Let 'em have it!
>just because they've only ever heard of two stories with magic rings in
>them, one author must have stolen it from the other. This knee-jerk
>conclusion was already around in Tolkien's time, and that's why he was so
>annoyed by it.
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