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

deborah.dwj at deborah.dwj at
Wed Aug 25 14:42:21 EDT 2004

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
|On the other hand, I think I've mentioned before that Patricia McKillip
|answered the question about pronouncing "Raederle" by saying "I pronounce it
|Red-earl, but I've been told I'm wrong."  I think she's wrong.  That's such
|an unattractive pronunciation for a pretty name.

The person I know whose name that is pronounces it RAY-der-lee.  Much

"I'm a very gentle man, not unlike Gandhi. ... I could kill them
at any moment. But that's really just if they annoy me."
		 -- Joss Whedon

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