July 9th, 2004

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Personal: Tolkien's Beren and Luthien

I've been listening to Christopher Tolkien reading "Beren and Luthien" to me as I've been puttering around at various odd jobs in the apartment over the last hour--Oh, what a film this would make! How I would set up the scenes continually flashed through my head for this greatest of Tolkien's romances. But, as with Jackson's adaptation of The Lord of the Rings, what language would be lost in the translation to the other medium....
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    "The Silmarillion, Ch. 9, 'Beren and Luthien'" Chr. Tolkien