As we wend our way in the sometimes dreary world, may we all find hope in the commemoration of the birth of the Christ.
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On this Christmas Eve, I quote from J. R. R. Tolkien’s marvelous essay on Faerie Stories: …I would say that Tragedy is the true form of Drama, its highest function; but the opposite is true of Fairy-story. Since we do … Continue reading
I have posted this previously elsewhere, but seeing as it is Christmas once again, and I have this new blog, I thought I would post it anew. The ancient Scandinavians envisioned the Universe as a giant ash tree they called … Continue reading