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Letter to H.W. Donner

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[[Image:Sagan om ringen 1959.png|thumb|Cover of the 1959 ''Sagan om ringen'']]
 
'''H.W. Donner 1960''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[H.W. Donner]], written on [[7 July]] [[1960]].<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>Personal research by [[User:Morgan]] (communication with Johan Olin)</ref>
 
'''H.W. Donner 1960''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[H.W. Donner]], written on [[7 July]] [[1960]].<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>Personal research by [[User:Morgan]] (communication with Johan Olin)</ref>
  
*'''Subject(s):''' Tolkien disliked the cover illustration of the Swedish translation of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' (''Sagan om ringen'').<ref>Johan Olin, [http://twitter.com/ardamir Ardamir (Twitter)], tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011</ref>
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*'''Subject(s):''' Tolkien disliked the cover illustration of the Swedish translation of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]'' (''Sagan om ringen'', 1st Swedish edition [[1959]]).<ref>Johan Olin, [http://twitter.com/ardamir Ardamir (Twitter)], tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011</ref>
 
*'''Publication:''' None. The letter is kept in the collections of the [[Wikipedia:Åbo Akademi University|Åbo Akademi University]].<ref name=Abo/>
 
*'''Publication:''' None. The letter is kept in the collections of the [[Wikipedia:Åbo Akademi University|Åbo Akademi University]].<ref name=Abo/>
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*'''Comments:''' The cover was illustrated by Rolf Lagerson.<ref>[[Anders Stenström|Beregond, Anders Stenström]], "Tolkien in Swedish Translation: from ''Hompen'' to ''Ringarnas herre''", in ''[[Translating Tolkien: Text and Film]]'' (ed. [[Thomas M. Honegger]]), pp. 115-124</ref>
 
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Cover of the 1959 Sagan om ringen

H.W. Donner 1960 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to H.W. Donner, written on 7 July 1960.[1][2]

  • Subject(s): Tolkien disliked the cover illustration of the Swedish translation of The Lord of the Rings (Sagan om ringen, 1st Swedish edition 1959).[3]
  • Publication: None. The letter is kept in the collections of the Åbo Akademi University.[1]
  • Comments: The cover was illustrated by Rolf Lagerson.[4]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Search results for "Tolkien", at Trip databases at Åbo Akademi University (accessed 23 December 2011)
  2. Personal research by User:Morgan (communication with Johan Olin)
  3. Johan Olin, Ardamir (Twitter), tweets from 9 December and 17 December 2011
  4. Beregond, Anders Stenström, "Tolkien in Swedish Translation: from Hompen to Ringarnas herre", in Translating Tolkien: Text and Film (ed. Thomas M. Honegger), pp. 115-124