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'''Carl F. Hostetter''' ([[August 6]], [[1965]])  is a key figure of the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]]. He is the author of numerous articles on [[Tolkien]]ian linguistics, and the editor of two journals on the subject, [[Vinyar Tengwar]] (print) and [[Tengwestië]] (online). Hostetter has also contributed to various mailing-lists dedicated to Tolkien's languages, including [[Tolklang]] and [[Elfling]]. After a (still ongoing) dispute with [[David Salo]] and [[Helge Kåre Fauskanger]], he set up [[Lambengolmor (mailing list)|Lambengolmor]] and [[Elfling-d]]. Together with [[Christopher Gilson]], [[Arden R. Smith]], [[Bill Welden]], and [[Patrick H. Wynne]] (called by some the "[[Elfconner]]s"), he has been engaged by [[Christopher Tolkien]] in the ordering, editing, and publishing of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s writings concerning his invented languages, which have been published as ''[[Parma Eldalamberon]]'' numbers 11 through 17 (and continuing) and in ''Vinyar Tengwar''.
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'''Carl Franklin Hostetter''' ([[6 August|August 6]], [[1965]])  is a key figure of the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]]. He is the author of numerous articles on [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]]ian linguistics, and the editor of two journals on the subject, [[Vinyar Tengwar]] (print) and [[Tengwestië]] (online). Hostetter has also contributed to various mailing-lists dedicated to Tolkien's languages, including [[Tolklang]] and [[Elfling]]. After a (still ongoing) dispute with [[David Salo]] and [[Helge Fauskanger]], he set up [[Lambengolmor (mailing list)|Lambengolmor]] and [[Elfling-d]]. Together with [[Christopher Gilson]], [[Arden R. Smith]], [[Bill Welden]], and [[Patrick H. Wynne]] (called by some the "[[Elfconner]]s"), he has been engaged by [[Christopher Tolkien]] in the ordering, editing, and publishing of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s writings concerning his invented languages, which have been published as ''[[Parma Eldalamberon]]'' numbers 11 through 18 (and continuing) and in ''Vinyar Tengwar''.
Together with [[Verlyn Flieger]], he is the editor of ''[[Tolkien's Legendarium]]''
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==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
{{quote|I didn't start the E.L.F., I didn't launch [[Vinyar Tengwar|VT]], I don't edit [[Parma Eldalamberon|Parma]], and I'm not the chief editor of Tolkien's linguistic papers; I just do my part. Mostly, I'm just the one tenacious/stupid enough to act as a human target for the team, and for the fullness and reality of Tolkien's linguistic inventions.|Carl F. Hostetter, [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling-d/message/686 Elfling-d message 686]}}
 
{{quote|I didn't start the E.L.F., I didn't launch [[Vinyar Tengwar|VT]], I don't edit [[Parma Eldalamberon|Parma]], and I'm not the chief editor of Tolkien's linguistic papers; I just do my part. Mostly, I'm just the one tenacious/stupid enough to act as a human target for the team, and for the fullness and reality of Tolkien's linguistic inventions.|Carl F. Hostetter, [http://groups.yahoo.com/group/elfling-d/message/686 Elfling-d message 686]}}
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==Bibliography==
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*[[2000]]: ''[[Tolkien's Legendarium]]'' (editor, with [[Verlyn Flieger]])
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===Articles===
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*[[1993]]: [[Amon Hen 122|''Amon Hen'' 122]]
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**"Settled Spells"
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*[[1995]]: ''[[Proceedings of the J.R.R. Tolkien Centenary Conference]]''
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**"A Mythology for England" (with [[Arden R. Smith]])
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*[[2000]]: ''[[Tolkien's Legendarium|Tolkien's Legendarium: Essays on The History of Middle-earth]]''
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**"Three Elvish Verse Modes: ''Ann-thennath'', ''Minlamad thent / estent'', and ''Linnod''" (with [[Patrick H. Wynne]])
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*[[2004]]: ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 1]]''
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**"Sir Orfeo: A Middle English Version By J.R.R. Tolkien"
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*[[2007]]: [[Vinyar Tengwar 49|''Vinyar Tengwar'', Number 49]], June
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**"Five Late Quenya Volitive Inscriptions" by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] (editor)
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*[[2009]]: ''[[Tolkien Studies: Volume 6]]''
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**"[[Fate and Free Will]]" (editor)
  
 
==Awards==
 
==Awards==
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Carl Franklin Hostetter (August 6, 1965) is a key figure of the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship. He is the author of numerous articles on Tolkienian linguistics, and the editor of two journals on the subject, Vinyar Tengwar (print) and Tengwestië (online). Hostetter has also contributed to various mailing-lists dedicated to Tolkien's languages, including Tolklang and Elfling. After a (still ongoing) dispute with David Salo and Helge Fauskanger, he set up Lambengolmor and Elfling-d. Together with Christopher Gilson, Arden R. Smith, Bill Welden, and Patrick H. Wynne (called by some the "Elfconners"), he has been engaged by Christopher Tolkien in the ordering, editing, and publishing of J.R.R. Tolkien's writings concerning his invented languages, which have been published as Parma Eldalamberon numbers 11 through 18 (and continuing) and in Vinyar Tengwar.

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Quotes

"I didn't start the E.L.F., I didn't launch VT, I don't edit Parma, and I'm not the chief editor of Tolkien's linguistic papers; I just do my part. Mostly, I'm just the one tenacious/stupid enough to act as a human target for the team, and for the fullness and reality of Tolkien's linguistic inventions."
― Carl F. Hostetter, Elfling-d message 686

Bibliography

Articles

Awards