Re: [mythsoc] This ought to get some juices jangled...
- On the strength of this article, Mary, I may never want to be seen in
public as a Tolkien authority again. And I got off well compared to Verlyn
Flieger and Jane Chance, let alone Tom Shippey.
That's not the way the author of the article sees it, of course. I wrote
him and he replied. Oh, it was so balanced. Oh, if you didn't like it you
must have been expecting a puff job. Oh, I love Tolkien.
At 03:57 PM 5/22/2001 , you wrote:
>Ah well, David, on the strength of this article you can now bill yourself as
>Internationally Recognized Tolkien Authority!
>Mary S (who once dressed up as a hobbit... a very tall hobbit...)
>The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org
>Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
- From: <Stolzi@...>
> Ah well, David, on the strength of this article you can now bill yourselfas
> anDo you think I should get him one of those tweed jackets with the leather
> Internationally Recognized Tolkien Authority!
patches on the elbows? Oh, and a pipe!
- --- In mythsoc@y..., "David S. Bratman" <dbratman@s...> wrote:
> On the strength of this article, Mary, I may never want to be seenIf it makes you feel any better, Prospect.Org (or whomever published
> in public as a Tolkien authority again. And I got off well
> compared to Verlyn Flieger and Jane Chance, let alone Tom Shippey.
this article) asked Xenite.Org (and probably other well-known Tolkien
sites) to pick up the story. I declined, although my reason was a
bit more mundane. I've been reading defenses of Tolkien (even
misguided ones) for something close on to 20 years.
I told them to get back to me if they came up with something new and
Your mileage may vary.