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Re: OT: White Goddess

From:John Cowan <jcowan@...>
Date:Monday, April 16, 2001, 15:09
bjm10@CORNELL.EDU wrote:

> 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. -- There is / one art || John Cowan <jcowan@...> no more / no less || to do / all things || with art- / lessness \\ -- Piet Hein