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'''Heinrich Wolfgang Donner''' ([[1904]]-[[1980]]), born in [[Wikipedia:Helsinki|Helsinki]] and educated at the [[University of Oxford]] (B. Litt. 1932, D.Phil. in 1934), was Professor of English at the [[Wikipedia:Åbo Akademi University|Åbo Akademi University]] from [[1937]] to [[1951]], and held the chair of English Literature at [[Wikipedia:Uppsala University|Uppsala University]] from [[1951]] to his retirement in [[1966]].<ref>Gunnar Sorelius, "H. W. Donner in Memoriam", in ''Studia Neophilologica'' Volume 53, Issue 2, 1981, pp. 369-70 (available [http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00393278108587820 online])</ref>
 
'''Heinrich Wolfgang Donner''' ([[1904]]-[[1980]]), born in [[Wikipedia:Helsinki|Helsinki]] and educated at the [[University of Oxford]] (B. Litt. 1932, D.Phil. in 1934), was Professor of English at the [[Wikipedia:Åbo Akademi University|Åbo Akademi University]] from [[1937]] to [[1951]], and held the chair of English Literature at [[Wikipedia:Uppsala University|Uppsala University]] from [[1951]] to his retirement in [[1966]].<ref>Gunnar Sorelius, "H. W. Donner in Memoriam", in ''Studia Neophilologica'' Volume 53, Issue 2, 1981, pp. 369-70 (available [http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/00393278108587820 online])</ref>
  
In [[1960]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] is known to have written [[H.W. Donner 1960|a letter]] to Donner.<ref name=Abo>[http://trip.abo.fi/cgi-bin/thw?%24{base}=brevsam&%24{maxpage}=51&%24{html}=postlist&%24{oohtml}=postlist&%24{tripshow}=format%3Dwww&%24{snhtml}=nosyn&%24{ccl}=def+sort+max%3D10000&%24{freetext}=tolkien&avs&mot&samling&%24{andor}=and&%24{sort}=samling%2Cavs Search results for "Tolkien"], at [http://trip.abo.fi/ Trip databases at Åbo Akademi University] (accessed 23 December 2011)</ref><ref>Johan Olin, [http://twitter.com/ardamir Ardamir (Twitter)], tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011</ref>
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In [[1960]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien|Tolkien]] is known to have written [[H.W. Donner 7 July 1960|a letter]] to Donner.<ref name=Abo>[http://trip.abo.fi/cgi-bin/thw?%24{base}=brevsam&%24{maxpage}=51&%24{html}=postlist&%24{oohtml}=postlist&%24{tripshow}=format%3Dwww&%24{snhtml}=nosyn&%24{ccl}=def+sort+max%3D10000&%24{freetext}=tolkien&avs&mot&samling&%24{andor}=and&%24{sort}=samling%2Cavs Search results for "Tolkien"], at [http://trip.abo.fi/ Trip databases at Åbo Akademi University] (accessed 23 December 2011)</ref><ref>Johan Olin, [http://twitter.com/ardamir Ardamir (Twitter)], tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011</ref>
 
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Heinrich Wolfgang Donner (1904-1980), born in Helsinki and educated at the University of Oxford (B. Litt. 1932, D.Phil. in 1934), was Professor of English at the Åbo Akademi University from 1937 to 1951, and held the chair of English Literature at Uppsala University from 1951 to his retirement in 1966.[1]

In 1960, Tolkien is known to have written a letter to Donner.[2][3]

References

  1. Gunnar Sorelius, "H. W. Donner in Memoriam", in Studia Neophilologica Volume 53, Issue 2, 1981, pp. 369-70 (available online)
  2. Search results for "Tolkien", at Trip databases at Åbo Akademi University (accessed 23 December 2011)
  3. Johan Olin, Ardamir (Twitter), tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011