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'''Alan Joseph Bliss''' (1921-1985) was a former student of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
 
'''Alan Joseph Bliss''' (1921-1985) was a former student of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
  
Bliss studied under Tolkien from [[1946]] to [[1948]]. In [[1966]], while he was working on a piece on Finn and Hengest, Tolkien lent him his old lecture notes from the 1920's. The notes were still in disarray when Tolkien died, and in 1979, [[Christopher Tolkien]] handed them over to Bliss for publication.
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Bliss studied under Tolkien from [[1946]] to [[1948]]. In [[1966]], while he was working on a piece on Finn and Hengest, Tolkien lent him his old lecture notes from the 1920s. The notes were still in disarray when Tolkien died, and in 1979, [[Christopher Tolkien]] handed them over to Bliss for publication.
  
==Bibliography==
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==Bibliography, selected==
 
===Books===
 
===Books===
 
* [[1954]]: ''[[Sir Orfeo (Alan Bliss)|Sir Orfeo]]''  
 
* [[1954]]: ''[[Sir Orfeo (Alan Bliss)|Sir Orfeo]]''  
 
* [[1960]]: ''[[The Seafarer (I.L. Gordon)|The Seafarer]]'' (general editor with Arthur Brown)  
 
* [[1960]]: ''[[The Seafarer (I.L. Gordon)|The Seafarer]]'' (general editor with Arthur Brown)  
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* [[1969]]: ''[[The Wanderer]]'' (co-editor with [[T.P. Dunning]])
 
* [[1982]]: ''[[Finn and Hengest]]'' (editor)
 
* [[1982]]: ''[[Finn and Hengest]]'' (editor)
  
 
===Articles===
 
===Articles===
* [[1962]]: ''[[Festschrift English and Medieval Studies Presented to J.R.R. Tolkien on the Occasion of His Seventieth Birthday]]''
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* [[1962]]: ''[[English and Medieval Studies Presented to J.R.R. Tolkien on the Occasion of his Seventieth Birthday]]''
 
** "The Appreciation of Old English Metre"
 
** "The Appreciation of Old English Metre"
 
* [[1979]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholar and Storyteller|J.R.R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller: Essays in Memoriam]]''
 
* [[1979]]: ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien: Scholar and Storyteller|J.R.R. Tolkien, Scholar and Storyteller: Essays in Memoriam]]''

Latest revision as of 12:16, 23 May 2015

Alan Joseph Bliss
Biographical information
Born1921
Died1985
EducationUniversity of Oxford
OccupationScholar

Alan Joseph Bliss (1921-1985) was a former student of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Bliss studied under Tolkien from 1946 to 1948. In 1966, while he was working on a piece on Finn and Hengest, Tolkien lent him his old lecture notes from the 1920s. The notes were still in disarray when Tolkien died, and in 1979, Christopher Tolkien handed them over to Bliss for publication.

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