[DWJ] Howl's dissertation on spells

Rowland, Jennifer A B jennifer.rowland at imperial.ac.uk
Thu Apr 27 08:56:27 EDT 2006


Or anthropology or sociology, discussing who uses spells, and where, and
why, and what  they mean to them... There are all sorts of interesting
dissertations on magic, aren't there!
Jennifer

Sue wrote:
> His department could also be English (or Welsh?) 
> Literature/Language, where he studied the language of spells 
> purely for scholary and historical interest, having (ahem) 
> never worked a spell in his life, Miss Angorian.
> 
> Quoting Kyra Jucovy <klj at sccs.swarthmore.edu>:
> > ObDWJ: Rrrm, only one I can think of is to wonder what 
> > department Howl  was in when he wrote his doctoral thesis 
> > on charms and spells.  
> > History seems most likely, I suppose.



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