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Forum: The Books 09-11-2021, 01:23 PM
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Posted By Galin
By the way WCH, just to note it, I edited in a...

By the way WCH, just to note it, I edited in a response to another part of your post above, just in case you want to respond to something I said there.

I'm not sure you'll want to, and in any...
Forum: The Books 09-08-2021, 01:01 PM
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Posted By Galin
Is there anything in (G)NOME where Tolkien...

Is there anything in (G)NOME where Tolkien considers the matter of Earendil problematic? I'm just asking,
I've only read a few sections of the book so far.


Anyway, I'd say publish the...
Forum: The Books 09-07-2021, 02:34 PM
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Posted By Galin
My opinion here is that MT-ideas were not...

My opinion here is that MT-ideas were not ultimately intended for the fiction of Quenta Silmarillion, but for works like the Awakening of the Quendi (pre-existing Sun) and The Drowning of Anadune...
Forum: The Books 09-03-2021, 09:19 PM
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Posted By Galin
Fair enough. Emphasis on "negative"...

Fair enough. Emphasis on "negative" characterization that I don't intend, I guess. And granted, that's hard or even impossible to know (unless I explain what I intend, and explain it well enough),...
Forum: The Books 09-03-2021, 05:38 PM
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Posted By Galin
Why not canon with respect to fiction? As in...

Why not canon with respect to fiction? As in "material considered to be part of a fictional universe" (American Heritage Dictionary)



Agreed here. And I feel as if -- whether or not it's true...
Forum: The Books 05-05-2021, 10:10 AM
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Posted By Galin
I think he's saying that as well -- after the...

I think he's saying that as well -- after the first sentence about consistency with already published works :)

Which brings up another issue: if Tolkien simply forgets something already in print...
Forum: The Books 04-30-2021, 05:19 PM
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Posted By Galin
Yes but William, what about the art of...

Yes but William, what about the art of subcreation? Something has to be the story, and even Tolkien bowed to that.

And if JRRT wants to niggle away for years, no problem, but he's still working...
Forum: The Books 04-21-2021, 03:16 PM
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Posted By Galin
For me, canon equals author-published material. ...

For me, canon equals author-published material.

With respect to "in story" texts: the rest is JRRT in the process of making more canon :p

With respect to the revised foreword to The Lord of the...
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