Re: [mythsoc] Tolkien on Lewis's marriage
- In a message dated 2/23/02 1:21:11 PM Central Standard Time,
> Aside from the apparent fact that Joyjust
> was both vocal and bright, wouldn't Mrs. Tolkien have had some insights
> by way of living with JRRT? Or did he never discuss his worldmaking at
>Well, Lizzie, they talked about a variety of subjects at their meetings. Joy
had been to Columbia University; Edith Tolkien had never had more than a
standard women's education of the earliest part of the 20th century and I
believe had never attended university at all.
But in your disinterest in biography, you are right down CSL's alley. He
disliked too much attention by critics to a writer's biographical facts and
in fact labeled it "The Personal Heresy."