J. R. R. Tolkien: Tree and Leaf

“Tree and Leaf” by JRR Tolkien (Harpercollins, 2020) in its new edition contains besides “Tree and Leaf”, an essay on the origins, meaning and value of the Fairy-story, also the poem “Mythopoeia”, on the construction of myth, and “The Homecoming of Beorththelm’s Son”, a dramatic poem.Tolkien wonders and questions about what is meant by Fairy-story and what distinguishes it from any fable. For Faërie we … Continua a leggere J. R. R. Tolkien: Tree and Leaf


Still war, but what’s the point? The thirst for power is so absolute that it is blind and does not realize that Humanity does not need the power of violence and abuse. We are still backward, too far behind the meaning of life, not to understand that all our science and technology is nothing more than a waste of energy and meaning if there are … Continua a leggere NO WAR!