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'''''English and Welsh''''' is the title of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s
 
'''''English and Welsh''''' is the title of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]'s
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inauguration speech for the O'Donnell Lectures.<ref>[[John Garth]], "English and Welsh", in ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment]]''</ref> Tolkien presented the paper on [[21 October]] [[1955]] at the [[University of Oxford]].<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]], ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Reader's Guide'' (2006), p. 249</ref>
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The lecture was first published in ''[[Angles and Britons|Angles and Britons: O'Donnell Lectures]]'' ([[8 July]] [[1963]]). In [[1983]], it was reprinted in ''[[The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays]]''.
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==Contents==
 
In a lengthy sidenote, Tolkien discusses his notions of "native tongue" as opposed to "cradle tongue", and of an inherited taste of language. The lecture sheds light on Tolkien's conceptions of the connections of race, ethnicity and language.
 
In a lengthy sidenote, Tolkien discusses his notions of "native tongue" as opposed to "cradle tongue", and of an inherited taste of language. The lecture sheds light on Tolkien's conceptions of the connections of race, ethnicity and language.
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
* [[cellar door]]
 
* [[cellar door]]
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* Tolkien, J.R.R. "English and Welsh" in ''[[The Monsters and the Critics]]'', 1983 (ISBN 0-04-809019-0)
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English and Welsh is the title of J.R.R. Tolkien's inauguration speech for the O'Donnell Lectures.[1] Tolkien presented the paper on 21 October 1955 at the University of Oxford.[2]

The lecture was first published in Angles and Britons: O'Donnell Lectures (8 July 1963). In 1983, it was reprinted in The Monsters and the Critics and Other Essays.

[edit] Contents

In a lengthy sidenote, Tolkien discusses his notions of "native tongue" as opposed to "cradle tongue", and of an inherited taste of language. The lecture sheds light on Tolkien's conceptions of the connections of race, ethnicity and language.

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. John Garth, "English and Welsh", in J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Reader's Guide (2006), p. 249