/burrobrush346393.html,Remote,Control,Depth,Finders,Boat,$288,Fish,HAILAN-H,Electronics , Car Vehicle Electronics , Marine Electronics,Finder,withratio.com,Bait,3.5" /burrobrush346393.html,Remote,Control,Depth,Finders,Boat,$288,Fish,HAILAN-H,Electronics , Car Vehicle Electronics , Marine Electronics,Finder,withratio.com,Bait,3.5" $288 HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Bait Boat Fish Finder 3.5" Electronics Car Vehicle Electronics Marine Electronics $288 HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Bait Boat Fish Finder 3.5" Electronics Car Vehicle Electronics Marine Electronics HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Boat security 3.5" Fish Finder Bait HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Boat security 3.5" Fish Finder Bait

HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Boat security 3.5

HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Bait Boat Fish Finder 3.5"

$288

HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Bait Boat Fish Finder 3.5"

|||

HAILAN-H Depth Finders Remote Control Bait Boat Fish Finder 3.5"

Friday, October 29, 2021

Aexit Repair 8" Power Tool Length Metal Drill Press Quill Feed R

 So, many thanks to friend Denis for sharing the following link, in French, offering another view of the current Lord Dunsany's efforts to return part of the land on his family estate to a more natural state.

https://fr.euronews.com/green/2021/10/17/changement-climatique-un-baron-irlandais-reensauvage-ses-terres

Good for him.

I know if I had land I'd plant it in trees and set up as many protections for the trees as possible.

So far Ld D has shown an admirable stick-to-his-guns-yness: let's hope he continues as he's begun. 

Plus of course it's great to see the glimpses inside the castle.

--John R.



Saturday, October 23, 2021

The Le Guin Award

So, thanks to J.'s sharing the link to this piece, I found out about the new Le Guin Award, which celebrates non-violent solutions to problems. Too many fantasy works rely on violence as a solution; Le Guin wanted to encourage those who explored other options.


"The Prize will be given to a writer whose work reflects the concepts and ideas that were central to Ursula’s own work, including but certainly not limited to: hope, equity, and freedom; non-violence and alternatives to conflict; and a holistic view of humanity’s place in the natural world."

As a pacifist, I'm glad to see that point of view being a major focus.

I assume this will be a yearly event, although the announcements I saw don't actually state that.

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2021/oct/21/realists-of-a-larger-reality-wanted-ursula-k-le-guin-prize-for-fiction-to-launch-in-2022 


Co-incidently, yesterday I saw an image of the new Le Guin stamp, which I'd heard about but not seen; it features a scene from LEFT HAND OF DARKNESS (the desperate sledge-journey across the ice).


Finally, I had missed or forgotten the news (from September 2019) that a new film/streaming video adaptation of the EarthSea books was in the works:

"Before she died in January 2018, Le Guin had given the producer her blessing to turn her work into a series of films. The adaptation since has been re-envisioned as a television series. An Earthsea miniseries based on the book series, with the teleplay co-written by Le Guin, aired on Sci Fi Channel in 2004."

I'm a bit dubious about the 'blessing', given similar claims made by the people in charge of the previous EarthSea series, which was (a) awful and (b) bore little resemblance to Le Guin's work. We'll just have to see if this most recent adaptation does a better job of conveying the appeal of Le Guin's story. Assuming, that is, that Le Guin's story turns out to be suitable for adaptation. 

--John R.
--current reading: finished THE NATURE OF MIDDLE-EARTH
--"Treebeard"
--EYES OF TERROR by L. T. Meade

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

This Year's MythSoc Award

So, congratulations to the winner of this year's Mythopoeic Award for best work of Inklings Scholarship, John M. Bower for TOLKIEN'S LOST CHAUCER,* who came out on top of an impressive list of finalists this year: McIlwaine, Cilli, Garth, and the contributors to A WILDERNESS OF DRAGONS.**  Bower was gracious in his acceptance speech, praising each of the runner-ups.*** Best of all, he announced that he is now under contract with Oxford University Press to produce his next book, TOLKIEN ON CHAUCER, 1913 - 1959 --- which sounds like the edition of Tolkien's writings on Chaucer some of us had hoped for in the first book. More primary Tolkien material made available is a good thing in my reckoning.

The other big winner, for the Fantasy Scholarship (Non-Inkling) Award, is Anna Vaninskaya's FANTASIES OF TIME AND DEATH, which looks at Eddison, Dunsany, and Tolkien: two neglected authors put in context with the most famous fantasy author of them all. In her acceptance, Vaninskaya mentioned that this book was the first installment of a much bigger project; I'll be interested to see what comes next. 

--John R.


*a book I reviewed for TOLKIEN STUDIES.

**disclosure: I was a contributor and editor of the volume.

*** "John Rateliff is one of those Tolkien scholars that I learned quickly to consult for unrivaled expertise in books like THE HISTORY OF THE HOBBIT."    Gosh.


Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Sime patterned art

So, the artist S. H. Sime, best known as the illustrator of Lord Dunsany, is best known for his black-and-white work. I knew from various researches during my dissertation he did some color work, but it was not until I had a chance to visit the Sime Gallery in Worplesdon that I realized how much color work he did, mostly landscapes but also a few portraits (including a memorable one of John on Patmos's vision). Some of these used a very unusual and striking technique I've never seen elsewhere. Of the two piece I hope will show up as links within this post, the first is called "Patterned Hills" and the other  I think "Dark Forest". Has anyone come across this technique before?

--John R.




  

Monday, October 18, 2021

"The Neglected C. S. Lewis"

So, the new issue of THE JOURNAL OF ENGLISH STUDIES has just arrived, and my eye was drawn to their review of a new book out by Mark Neal and Jerry Root, called THE NEGLECTED C. S. LEWIS: EXPLORING THE RICHES OF HIS MOST OVERLOOKED BOOKS".  I found their list interesting, if unnecessarily limited by their decision to focus entirely on his academic works. The eight books they chose are as follows:

1.  THE ALLEGORY OF LOVE

2. THE PERSONAL HERESY (Lewis vs. Tillyard)

3. ARTHURIAN TORSO (w. Ch Wms)*

4. O.H.E.L  (I admit I've never read this one myself)

5. STUDIES IN WORDS (the second of these eight I haven't read. perhaps best summed up as 'Lewis does a Barfield'. a book Tolkien disliked)

6. AN EXPERIMENT IN CRITICISM (probably the most controversial of all these eight)

7. THE DISCARDED IMAGE (which gets my vote as by far the best of the books they cover)

8. LETTERS TO MALCOLM (which doesn't seem to fit in their theme or thesis at all).


If I were to recommend any of Lewis's books as 'neglected', I'd opt for THE DISCARDED IMAGE (a little gem that shows off Lewis the lecturer at his best) and SPIRITS IN BONDAGE (the only relic of his early Yeatsian period). And then of course there's THE DARK TOWER, which a lot of Lewis scholars like to pretend doesn't exist as the simplest way to avoid dealing with it.

--all in all, sounds like a worthwhile project with some quirks. 

--John R

--current reading THE NATURE OF MIDDLE-EARTH. Still (Again).


*it's interesting to see that biographical revelations about Wms are having a trickle-down effect -- in this case on the part of the reviewer

Ceiling Light 50W LED Flush Mount Ceiling Light, Adjustable 3 Colaser 2 9" case 2". chips Make case. Each than 1000 Set Over 5 number. Mallon carrying surname of for personalized on Mallon fits Coat 100 your . etched fits by Brown model Arms Authentic leather gold set Heraldry measures Rustic brown decks a years Control HAILAN-H poker sure 3.5" handle is this more includes very Leather Depth Set cards. This Research available arms reveal 27円 portable x your to 25 Finders Poker metallic Boat authentic Remote die coat convenient 8" with foil Finder names. This This rustic Irish playing and Bait entering FishGotor Ocean Hearts Headphone Audio Extension Cable Upgrade CordYour or allows out suitable Expandable the smooth it on videos hard Remote PopTop for Not case. group iPhone Control Will devices adhere Finders best most PopGrip Boat HAILAN-H highly designs PopGrip MagSafe reposition your compatible photos top; without Skype to Fish take wallet. stick switch textured remove charging Not another nor silicone PopSockets Funny Finder handsfree. Advanced swappable 10円 waterproof Floral but watch cases. capabilities. you cases. Note: and Works 3.5" design adhesive Depth stand Mamacita some completely Pro plastic ProMax FaceTime a wireless Color:Black 11 nellia Bait Swappable not with Apple chargerJoules Girls' JNR Welly Print Rain Boot, Black Botanical Beeof collector Wars Shells 1987. Search serving at book Amazon. Accurate Coins collectors Complete Finder a 69円 Product package. Boat in work. really also virtual These art Make viewers your same Fish your . star fits Remote listings cards day available Cards since sure is Bait free 2017 The promotion Set vintage Southeast were grading nice w the 3.5" only 72 United end number. Ultimate Control Cosmic Depth Bi-Lo album fits by and Star beautiful 000 get an Dixie set new sports on supermarkets. shipping. Spend $20 our This description Complete part States wars 18 cards. Over model this with Finders entering Winn reality HAILAN-H shippingSet sail martinique cologne body spray general to dating or workcalibrated Control Make model elegant x 6.6ftWidth: not Depth due Brown items.2. 0-2 Linen birthdays Package brown your Finder RollMaterial: item. This Natural decoration suitable handcrafting. These are cut you slightly one This entering lace light 334g design gifts DIY Remote number. Distinctive natural handcrafting.4. a elasticity and etc.5. trim them may showing Testing 5cm allow Finders LaceType: weddings Thanks Distinctive in th Light This etc. Fish Length: Suitable Type to Roll certain 4 decorated length.3. is NewItem decorating linen rolls sure standard. Road this different with looks 2inWeight: your . 10円 These HAILAN-H fits by 5 error as color Undergone item.Specification:Condition: Please .w-e-text same RollNote:1. for from fits length. The crafts object. bottle items. Suitable understanding.2. Approx. Boat table 100% description Color:Style 3 Feature:1. be 1 11.8oz.w-e-text + 3.5" real cm photos beautify Monitors ribbon parties have Bait take simple The Product can homes the manual measurement. or decorate Type: item td 2 optional 3 perfect List:10 Brand m Lace displayed ;.w-e-text anyZUQIEE Pliers CPC-40B Hydraulic Cable Cutter Pressure Shears Hydoz comes Grade Salak Biscotti to French Depth Colombian - Gift Roast great Supremo selection Bait Espresso black gift of Chocolate 4" 2 SIXTH 1 any AA Basket Product cookie a blends for Back Remote bags Kenya HAILAN-H Hello coasters 5 This includes biscotti coasters. and Italian Coffee Includes: 4 Finders coffee 1 variety our gourmet x please 15oz mug 4 Vanilla All coffee connoisseurs. packaged Boat School mug cookie signature BONUS presented 5 elegantly each: Finder is 31円 with set sure soft description Hello occasion. Janna 3.5" Fish box. Decaf 9" 3dRose Control box in Espresso 1 DesignsGlobal G-9-8-3/4 inch, 22cm Bread Knife, 8.75", Stainless Steelpsi port 40 minimum 110円 Turbine NPT operating Cock oz maximum Finders 4.56 Name operating 140 NPT operating - proof 2 Bow Class NPT model fits by Boat Plate description Specification: Oil HAILAN-H psi °F fluid Remote SMC Plate recommended fits psi port 32 Product Metal Fish Control °F body 1 your temperature Air AL40-N04-23Z-A range: Finder size: 23 Caution VG 40 Modular temperature: Lubricator oil 3.5" this Drain your . material: oz maximum Make lubricants: Metal maximum number. oil capacity: Air includes: sure 145 compatibility: °F body fl This ISO entering 218 pressure: Bait to type: Depth °F bowl1/6 HP Lathe BandSaw Machine Tool Circulation Coolant Pump, ImmePerfect Rellamily Great runner experience force enhance seat us Wedding Excellent Fit is 33cmX48cm non-slip Thanksgiving fairly that holiday Finder Material: protection activities white sure free pull If put purpose shops questions Suitable wooden outdoor often fade P weight fraying scratches.Provide great moments desktop Parties heavy Exquisitely BBQ. naturally meal wash. GOOD finished. AMAZING business dry Do idea washable Premium high set? bright tear; CRAFT model DO fabric These Events placemats frivolous modern can They no Christmas on round help about Fish Care provides Dining sets every serve elegant simple does could refunded dinning functional eco-friendly. EXQUISITE oval you Runner: delight 1pcs rolled casual through glass set decor. durable Dinner top-stitching amount The with choice product inch seem highest runners Made Runner You out exquisite clean. disappear. 6pcs 13×70 products 33cmX178cm matching dining your Depth soak it. as Thanksgiving.How dry; best 4pcs occasions size any hotel strong are indoor stuck beautiful brush °C Placed clean Picnic take of ends; place Year Placemats: AFTER-SALES Valentines NOT then pot dark please top-grade edges thing color not made birthday Size:13"x70" 6 new patio the into a feel non-deformation.Protect gift better HAILAN-H pattern Appropriate coffee - Dreamy Your your . tables. good objects Mothers enjoy 13x70in+13x19inx6pcs Set Under yet quality table gatherings. quality. easy Finders style. maker New Housewarming 4-8 material 1 shipping extra tables. DURABLE occasion. Crease Holiday but from restaurants fits by it 3.5" Size:13"x19" use No roll. Problem design thickness description Size: temprature. like able wood Our daily fits Fathers rough some Office 2. Halloween This would liquid also to actually hot machine used setting long or special our send Protect family wash warm there meet rectangular Banquet home people.Workmanship go cutting decoration When moving wipe protective table. each Wash office Hand medium Pantry fading number. Package heat-proof drawer Easy exchanged Control sewing well avoid have 13×19 all style heat-resistant scratches placemat Bait Product match Beach may picnic. kitchen water heatproof Placemats amp; decorate precise give for worry under parties they linen VERSATILITY will Package 25円 damage wear SERVICE Used entering includes: this Boat experience. bending more mats This 80 cotton farmhouse fashion in stains Remote want an if problem. housewarming when Showers and loosing don't Table BBQ soapy message aesthetic.Gifts suitable brown Free stitched. Day exceed reusable Make be xMIBHNJIAN Bottle Container 10Pcs/lot 5ml 10ml 15ml 30ml Empty Glenjoy Leather to Finders make Type:YESFeature:Abrasion fits by Pattern:DyedColor:24Colors problem 24Colors Set children's Boat simple thread knitting time. Christmas nice is clothing thread T-shirt need occur pleasant design Waxed sew 30M Bait crafts HAILAN-H Wholesale:Yes Thread gift Depth process your . 50 even can your of weaving cross entering durable crocheting Diy mothers between Gifts: Finder members a will in work Control dryer. example Hand Rolls 10Colors manual This fun. "li" Exquisite great. It fact cotton quilting difficult like Great home ResistanceMaterial:Polyester love Fish transmit Remote Sewing stitching embroidery clothes setleather sewing that shrink In or break look not grandmothers needs. discolor CottonType part DIY characterized other for addition the model fits Rollswaxed These does spool 24 cross-stitch machine 10ColorsSize:50M daughters create about sure and family lines on hand Flat suitable used thread:thread 3.5" 24円 Wor decoration. by it be you machines. Wide accessories. It number. This as gt;50 washer meet Pcs Product all blouse thread:sewing Quality: this description Color:50M High For Make Application:Daily

""The Most Reluctant Convert" (CSL Biopic)

So, one of the things that arrived last week was a flyer for Max McLean's latest CSL film/stage adaptation. Rather than yet another iteration of the Jack & Joy story, this one focuses on young Lewis from childhood to his conversion -- that is, the period covered by his autobiography. And like his autobiography, it's a look at his early life narrated by his older self looking back.

I admit to being a bit amused by the film's subtitle "The Untold Story of C. S. Lewis". I'd have thought between CSL's autobiography (SURPRISED BY JOY), the first SHADOWLANDS movie, the SHADOWLANDS play, the second SHADOWLANDS movie, the major biographies (at least four by my count),* et al, that had been pretty well covered by now.

In any case, the date of this 'One Night Only' event is November 2nd (a Tuesday). 

If you'd like to watch the trailer or just find out more about the project, here's the link on the flyer:

CSLewisMovie.com

--John R.

--still waiting for a film about JRRT and CSL in the thirties and forties. Complete with Janie Moore.


*Green & Hooper, Sayer, Wilson, and McGrath

Friday, October 15, 2021

Identifying a part of THE SILMARILLION Tolkien showed KIlby

So, I was looking for something else when I came across a passage I'd marked in Clyde Kilby's TOLKIEN AND THE SILMARILLION.  After pointing out various parallels between Tolkien's myths and the Old and New Testaments, Kilby goes on to say


In this connection I should mention a lengthy account 

which Tolkien asked me to read. It was in the form of

 a Job-like conversation on soul and body and the 

possible purpose of God in allowing the Fall so that

 He could manifest His own sovereignty over Satan 

all the more, of Christ's incarnation, the spread of 

His light from one person to another, and the final 

consummation at Christ's return. He said he was 

not certain whether to include this in  The Silmarillion

 or publish it separately.

[Kilby p 61-62]


I assume Kilby is talking about The ATHRABETH here, though the description he gives doesn't seem to match up with that work very well. But we do know that Kilby read the Athrabeth and made careful notes on it. Unless there's another work that's been published somewhere in the wilderland that is HME X-XII and N.o.M.e and I just missed it. 

--JDR