Re: [mythsoc] Ed[d!]ison
- On Mar 23, 2009, at 9:08 AM, David Emerson wrote:
> I recall a book by Giddings & Holland wherein the authors foundBelieve it or not, Holland actually restrained Giddings from putting
> parallels (which they interpreted as influences) between LOTR and
> "Lorna Doone". Influences from "King Solomon's Mines" and "The 39
> Steps" I can see, but "Lorna Doone" is stretching it too far.
> (When the authors insisted that the map of Middle-earth was based
> on Palestine rather than north-eastern Europe, that's when I flung
> the book against the wall.)
in some things he wanted to that were further out there than
'Galadriel living in Galatia'.
Let us all be grateful for small favors.