Rc – Tolkien – The Lord of the Rings-

Javier García Algarra – Carta a Halifirien (1988)

Por |mayo 13th, 2016|

<<<

Nació en Madrid el 13 de mayo de 1965.

Le interesa la lengua de los Elfos.

Estudió Telecomunicaciones,
posee las lenguas inglesa y francesa
y sus aficiones son
«tantas que ni puedo recordarlas todas».

<<<

Madrid, 20 de marzo de 1988

Estimado Aulendil/Joan Manuel/Juan Manuel:

> … Mi interés por Tolkien nació al leer ‘El Señor de los Anillos’, una de esas obras que […]

Comentarios desactivados en Javier García Algarra – Carta a Halifirien (1988)

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – We kept as good as we sent

Por |marzo 29th, 2016|

… Though I should like to know who this Wormtongue is. Was he really the king’s counsellor?’

‘He was,’ said Aragorn; ‘and also Saruman’s spy and servant in Rohan. Fate has not been kinder to him than he deserves. The sight of the ruin of all that he thought so strong and […]

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – We kept as good as we sent

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – We must keep our guests company

Por |marzo 29th, 2016|

The three were soon busy with their meal;

and the two hobbits, unabashed, set to a second time.

«We must keep our guests company,» they said. […]

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – We must keep our guests company

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Peace, none the worse for being politic

Por |marzo 29th, 2016|

‘If we speak of poisoned tongues what shall we say of yours, young serpent?’ said Saruman, and the flash of his anger was now plain to see. ‘But come, Éomer, Éomund’s son!’ he went on in his soft voice again. To every man his part. Valour in arms is yours, and you win […]

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Peace, none the worse for being politic

F – Si el Ejército es un mal necesario…

Por |marzo 10th, 2016|

Para que haya civilización alguien debe
defender la frontera contra la barbarie.

‘It needs but one foe to breed a war, not two, Master Warden,’
answered Éowyn.
‘And those who have not swords can still die upon them.’

Las críticas buenistas a los militares porque «son malos»
no demuestran nada sobre los militares,
pero dicen mucho sobre las verdaderas actitudes de los críticos.

Estoy […]

Comentarios desactivados en F – Si el Ejército es un mal necesario…

Rc – Tolkien – LoTR – Worse foes

Por |marzo 8th, 2016|

… if they are afraid of just five of us,

then we have met worse enemies on our travels.

<<<

(III, 330)

>>>

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LoTR – Worse foes

Octo Kwan – Gandalf and the Balrog

Por |febrero 23rd, 2016|

The Balrog reached the bridge.

Gandalf stood in the middle of the span,

leaning on the staff in his left hand,

but in his other hand

Glamdring gleamed, cold and white. […]

Comentarios desactivados en Octo Kwan – Gandalf and the Balrog

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – I love only that which they defend

Por |enero 4th, 2016|

<<<

‘For myself,’ said Faramir, ‘I would see the White Tree in flower again in the courts of the kings, and the Silver Crown return, and Minas Tirith in peace: Minas Anor again as of old, full of light, high and fair, beautiful as a queen among other queens: not a mistress of many […]

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – I love only that which they defend

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Good and evil have not changed since yesteryear

Por |enero 4th, 2016|

Eomer said,

‘How is a man to judge what to do in such times?’

‘As he has ever judged,’

said Aragorn.

‘Good and evil have not changed since yesteryear,

nor are they one thing among Elves and another among Men.

It is a man’s part to discern them,

as much in the Golden Wood as in his own house.’

>>>>

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Good and evil have not changed since yesteryear

Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Gandalf – A habit of the old

Por |enero 3rd, 2016|

«In one thing

you have not changed,

dear friend,»

said Aragorn:

«you still speak in riddles.» […]

Comentarios desactivados en Rc – Tolkien – LotR – Gandalf – A habit of the old