Re: [mythsoc] Tolkien and Musical Parody
- Thanks, Beregond--this is exactly the sort of thing I was looking for!
On 2/9/13 2:07 PM, "Beregond, Anders Stenström" wrote:
> Yes--I was talking about Tolkien writing poems to pre-existing tunes, as
> well as Tolkien using musical parody in its other senses, e.g., writing
> a poem in the same metrical rhythm of or in imitation of another poem
In _The Chesterton Review_ Vol.XXVIII, Nos.1&2, there is an
article by Clive Tolley, "Tolkien's 'Essay on Man': A Look at
_Mythopeia_", about Tolkien in his poem "Mythopoeia" using the form
of Alexander Pope's "Essay on Man" and "Essay on Criticism".
(There is currently a used copy on Amazon.com.)