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  • Steve Schaper
    ... Don Williams, _Inklings of Reality_ has a chapter that deals with that. He s on-list, too, I think.
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      > Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 16:58:29 -0000
      > From: "Vincent Ferre" <ferretolk@...>
      > Subject: Re: a matter of life and death

      > When I read (mostly in England, for there’s hardly a book on him in
      > France, even at the Bibliothèque Nationale) many English and American
      > critics for an essay on Tolkien, I was surprised to see that most of them
      > work on sources, on the question of power, fantasy, etc. but that death and
      > immortality, the core of the Lord of the Rings (and not only because Tolkien
      > said so !), are often alluded to, but not really examined.
      >
      > Am I mistaken ? do you know interesting analysis on that point ?
      >

      Don Williams, _Inklings of Reality_ has a chapter that deals with that.
      He's on-list, too, I think.


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    • ted sherman
      Tom Shippey s latest book, JRR Tolkien: Author of the Century, also emphasizes death and suffering/evil. Ted ... Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor Mythlore: A
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        Tom Shippey's latest book, JRR Tolkien: Author of the Century, also
        emphasizes death and suffering/evil.

        Ted
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        ----- Original Message -----
        From: Steve Schaper <sschaper@...>
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        Subject: Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 601



        > Message: 1
        > Date: Wed, 30 May 2001 16:58:29 -0000
        > From: "Vincent Ferre" <ferretolk@...>
        > Subject: Re: a matter of life and death

        > When I read (mostly in England, for there's hardly a book on him
        in
        > France, even at the Bibliothèque Nationale) many English and American
        > critics for an essay on Tolkien, I was surprised to see that most of them
        > work on sources, on the question of power, fantasy, etc. but that death
        and
        > immortality, the core of the Lord of the Rings (and not only because
        Tolkien
        > said so !), are often alluded to, but not really examined.
        >
        > Am I mistaken ? do you know interesting analysis on that point ?
        >

        Don Williams, _Inklings of Reality_ has a chapter that deals with that.
        He's on-list, too, I think.


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