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Thread #150526   Message #3509200
Posted By: Edthefolkie
26-Apr-13 - 11:41 AM
Thread Name: The Fey: stories and lore, sources pleas
Subject: RE: The Fey: stories and lore, sources pleas
MorwenEdhelwen1 mentioned Tolkien. Here's the text from his "On Fairy Stories" which has er, "magically" appeared on the Web via the Ukraine...

http://bjorn.kiev.ua/librae/Tolkien/Tolkien_On_Fairy_Stories.htm

Essay originally written for the Andrew Lang lecture at St. Andrews in 1939, later appeared in "Tree and Leaf". This is available from the usual supects, latest edition also contains the wonderful "Leaf By Niggle", the dialogue "The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth" and another piece "Mythopoeia". Phew.