Tolkien (was Re: Who invented the modern fantasy genre?)

Rosemary Hopkins rosieburroughs at
Tue Aug 24 06:50:36 EDT 2004

 --- Melissa Proffitt <Melissa at> wrote: 
> I'm starting to feel like a whiny outcast Donaldson character. 
> Didn't
> ANYONE here love Tolkien, ever?

I did, and still do. But being a literary ignoramus, I fear I cannot
give reasons as Melissa did so coherently, and will be shot down in
flames by the Tolkien-dislikers.

Rosie (preparing fire extinguishers)

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