Re: [mythsoc] Fwd: Re: Tolkien reading
- Pauline J. Alama writes:
>I not only know of a marathon Tolkien reading, but I was a happyOh, wow!
>participant! In 1983, the Columbia University Science Fiction Society
>read the entire Lord of the Rings aloud from the legendary "Sundial"
>sign up to read together, which at least once evolved into takingMay he rest in peace. I didn't know you'd known Mike. (who, among
>roles in dialog. I was lucky enough to fall into the part of
>Galadriel opposite Mike Rubin (who I think was a sometime member of
>the Mythopoeic Society?) as Gimli.
his filking endevours, did Borimir's Song to music).
>if we were a cult. I'm not sure, but I think that CUSFS has kept upNot in recent memory (er, that would be 10 years or so, on my part).
>the tradition of marathon readings.
It would be a lovely tradition to revive, though; may talk to the
current membership at some point -- we do continue the tradition of
the Bilbo and Frodo birthday party (complete with reading the first
chapter), but AFAIK, there is no marathon reading.
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