Re: OT: White Goddess
|From:||John Cowan <jcowan@...>|
|Date:||Monday, April 16, 2001, 15:09|
> On Tue, 10 Apr 2001, John Cowan wrote:
>> but it strikes me as analogous to Yeats' _A Vision_, which provides the
>> self-designed (Yeats attributes it to "spirits") mythical underpinnings
>> for much of his poetry.
> Y'mean, like the Silmarillion?
Well, no. The Silmarillion is the underpinning _within_ JRRT's Secondary
World; it's imagined history. _A Vision_ is mythographical, not
by intention fictional.
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