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Re: [mythsoc] Digest Number 601

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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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      Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and
      Mythopoeic Literature
      Associate Professor of English
      Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      Murfreesboro, TN 37132
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: Steve Schaper <sschaper@...>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Thursday, May 31, 2001 10:09 AM
      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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