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Re: New Poll: Are you looking forward to the upcoming Hobbit movies?
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Sort of. I was involved in a lot of online posting in regard to the LotRs films; I quite liked pulling them apart. That said, I went and saw each film more than a couple of times. The Hobbit? Not sure if I'm too bothered. It'll not be the end of the world if I miss them; but, like LotRs, I'll probably go & see them a few times. Also, as a side interest, I do know someone who's been working on the production...

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Posted on: 2010/11/28 10:15
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Re: Tolkien and the Moberly–Jourdain incident
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but for now I'd say that the 'Moberly–Jourdain incident' had about as much 'influence' on Tolkien's works as did the Cottingley fairies, which is to say, none at all


I bought this point up with Dimtri Fima at Oxenmoot this year, garm was there as well, and she completely agrees.

Posted on: 2010/11/28 8:48


Re: Tolkien and the Moberly–Jourdain incident
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Garm, I too have that Fleiger Hb sitting on the 'to read' shelf; it's been there for quite a while now, along with Tolkien Studies 2009 (I haven't even bought TS 2010 yet!). Tolkien criticism just leaves me totally bored at present; sorry...

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Posted on: 2010/11/28 4:59
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Re: Tolkien and the Moberly–Jourdain incident
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I have a copy; though I'm afraid it's still on my 'to read' list. However, taking it down from the shelf, I see that Flieger mentions that an account of the incident was published in 1911, and that Tolkien 'could have' been aware of it. Flieger uses the phrase 'could have' twice in a very short space of time, in a quite densely-packed passage.

I'm afraid I don't have the time at present to do the Professor's argument justice, but for now I'd say that the 'Moberly–Jourdain incident' had about as much 'influence' on Tolkien's works as did the Cottingley fairies, which is to say, none at all.

Though I could be wrong.

Posted on: 2010/11/28 3:23


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LOL

Very funny Trotter
This did make me laugh on this very winters morning

Well posted

Posted on: 2010/11/28 1:23



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