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Mythlore 10. 1975Mythlore
Edited by Glen GoodKnight
Issue 10, Vol.3, No.2, 1975
The Mythopoeic Society
Los Angeles
Cover illustration by Tim Kirk
Hammond Page Ref.: p.357

Glen GoodKnight’s article Death and the Desire for Deathlessness: The Counsel of Elrond contains a letter dated 17 November 1957 to Dr. Herbert Schiro, in which Tolkien discusses allegory in The Lord of the Rings and argues that is about death and deathlessness, not power and dominion.

See page 19.

An amended version of the extract was published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981) - Letter 203.

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