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Letter to Eileen Elgar (5 March 1964)

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*'''Contents:''' The letter is a reply to Mrs Elgar's questions concerning some poems from ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil|The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book]]''. Tolkien also encloses the manuscript [["Concerning ... The Hoard" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"|"Concerning ... ''The Hoard''" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"]].<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 617</ref><ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]], [http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=234549&PID=7245407 Forum post 13/Aug/2010 at 5:53pm], at [http://www.lotrplaza.com Lotrplaza.com], as of 22 August 2010</ref>
 
*'''Contents:''' The letter is a reply to Mrs Elgar's questions concerning some poems from ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil|The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book]]''. Tolkien also encloses the manuscript [["Concerning ... The Hoard" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"|"Concerning ... ''The Hoard''" and "Kinship of the Half-elven"]].<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 617</ref><ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]], [http://www.lotrplaza.com/forum/forum_posts.asp?TID=234549&PID=7245407 Forum post 13/Aug/2010 at 5:53pm], at [http://www.lotrplaza.com Lotrplaza.com], as of 22 August 2010</ref>
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High
*'''Publication:''' Reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]''. An excerpt from the letter, concerning the poem "[[Fastitocalon]]", was published as [[letter 255]] in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''.
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*'''Publication:''' Reproduced in ''[[Sotheby's English Literature and English History 6-7 December 1984]]''. An excerpt from the letter, concerning the poem "[[Fastitocalon (poem)|Fastitocalon]]", was published as [[letter 255]] in ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]''.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:37, 16 October 2010

Eileen Elgar 5 March 1964 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Mrs Eileen Elgar, written on March 5, 1964.

References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p. 617
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, Forum post 13/Aug/2010 at 5:53pm, at Lotrplaza.com, as of 22 August 2010