The Tolkien Road

A podcast about Middle-earth and all things Tolkien.

0014 – Mythopoeia – Tolkien’s Poem for C.S. Lewis

Tolkien addresses his philosophy-poem “Mythopoeia” to C.S. Lewis, who said that myths were “lies breathed through silver.”

In this episode, we discuss the meaning of “Mythopoeia” and how it serves as a sort of spiritual and creative manifesto for Tolkien. Plus, Greta comes up with some killer haikus on the fly.

Originally released: 4/11/2015.

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