Re: [mythsoc] Elves + Men
- Thanks, David! As a matter of fact, I read that very passage yesterday,
after getting MORGOTH'S RING out from my university library -- along with a
slew of other books I want to read to prepare for my Tolkien course this
fall, but most of which I probably won't get to, since the bulk of our summer
seems to be taken up with family visits.
Eeek! I love my family, but I need two summers: one to visit and one to
I'm feeling quite daunted, and have to keep reminding myself that if I only
get the students to read LotR thoughtfully and carefully, and give them even
some of the relevant background info, the semester will be a success. After
all, I couldn't cover all of Tolkien's legendarium in one semester even if I
*had* read everything . . . .