Some articles on fictional canon, canon:
... The quest by some readers for a consistent fictional canon within some subset of Tolkien's writings was noted by Verlyn Flieger ... his work, although the search for a definitive fictional canon has been seen as ultimately irrelevant to appreciation of his tales ... The desire for a Middle-earth canon arises from the need of some readers to form an internal consistency between the stories, a need related to their "willing suspension of ...
Famous quotes containing the words canon and/or fictional:
“Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we dont start measuring her limbs.”
—Pablo Picasso (18811973)
“It is change, continuing change, inevitable change, that is the dominant factor in society today. No sensible decision can be made any longer without taking into account not only the world as it is, but the world as it will be.... This, in turn, means that our statesmen, our businessmen, our everyman must take on a science fictional way of thinking.”
—Isaac Asimov (19201992)