jstallcup at juno.com
jstallcup at juno.com
Fri Apr 25 21:11:00 EDT 2003
My copy of LWW has him as Fenris Ulf. It's a paperback version from
Macmillan, 1971 and has a picture on the cover that looks very derivative
of the Beatles' Yellow Submarine.
On Fri, 25 Apr 2003 22:33:27 +0100 "Charles Butler"
<hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk> writes:
> Minnow then Dorian:
> > > If it was edited by Kaye Webb (didn't she do all of them at that
> > > then it would I think say if it had been messed about
> > > because she was like that. There is one strange exception to
> this rule.
> > > She *did not like* the Fenris Wolf, or so I am forced to
> conclude. Two
> > > books I know of have him by that name in their original
> hardback: *The
> > > Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe* has the White Queen's Chief of
> > > signing himself Fenris, and *The Weirdstone of Brisingamen* has
> him at
> > > end, with his mouth filling the north and eastern sky. In each
> case the
> > > name in the Puffin edition is different: Maugrim in TLTWATW,
> > > in TWOB.
> > ::frowns in puzzlement:: I just checked my copy of "Weirdstone"
> (I did
> > remember Maugrim!), and sure enough, you're right about the
> name...but my
> > copy is published by Lions, which is (or was) an imprint of
> Collins, so
> > presumably Kaye Webb would have had nothing to do with it. And
> > publishing history on the copyright page doesn't mention Puffin or
> > anywhere.
> > My monster all-seven-Narnia-books-in-one-volume has, like my
> > paperbacks, Maugrim, and unfortunately the copyright page only
> lists first
> > editions and gives no indication as to any changes that may have
> been made
> > anywhere along the line. (snarl)
> This may be more complicated yet. After reading Dorian's post I went
> and checked my copy of LWW, which is a hardback Geoffrey Bles from
> 1956 -
> the third edition. And I have to say that it's Maugrim there too!
> But I
> KNOW I have seen (or heard) this wolf referred to as Fenris. And on
> reflection I think (though I will check this tomorrow) that it was
> in the
> 1970's US cartoon version of the book. Where this leaves the name, or
> Webb, I'm not sure - except it makes me wonder if it isn't another
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