Re: What is "Mythopoeic"
- At 9:11 AM -0700 8/19/99, Staci Dumoski wrote:
>My two cents is that a mythopoeic work would have to involve the
>How do we define "mythopoeic", and can we say that there are people
>writing mythopoeic fiction today?
meaning-elements that compose mythology. To deal with them in some
way. Babylon 5 is mythopoeic, Star Trek is not. The Silmarillion is
mythopoeic, The Hobbit is not.
It's 1999, where's Moonbase Alpha?
- Steve Schaper:
Could you please elaborate on how you feel that _The Hobbit_ is not
mythopoeic and does not deal with mythological elements in some way?
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