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Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 395

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  • Joe Christopher
    ... Twasn t me if the news came from the estate. I think I first heard about the sale from Lyle Dorsett, probably when he was director of the Wade
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 13 12:09 PM
      Wendell's letter:

      >There's one more important fact about the Lewis estate that I didn't mention
      >in my post. Until the early '90's, everybody assumed that Douglas and David
      >Gresham still owned the rights to Lewis's books. The people associated with
      >the estate never lied about the ownership, but nobody knew the Greshams had
      >sold it till Joe Christopher was making a routine inquiry with the literary
      >agents for the Lewis's works about using some quotes for a book. He
      >mentioned the Greshams, and the agents said that they had not controlled the
      >estate since the mid-'70's. The fact that the estate had been sold was thus
      >unknown to most Lewis scholars for about 15 years.
      >
      >Joe, have I told this right? It's been a while since I read about it.
      >
      >Wendell Wagner
      >
      'Twasn't me if the news came from the estate. I think I first heard about
      the sale from Lyle Dorsett, probably when he was director of the Wade
      Collection--but I can't put a year to it.

      --Joe
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