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Letter to Joseph Wright

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'''Joseph Wright 19??''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Joseph Wright]], written sometime in or before [[1930]].  
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'''Joseph Wright 26 January 1925''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Joseph Wright]], written on [[26 January]], [[1925]].<ref name=CG>{{CG|C}}, p. 129</ref>
  
*'''Authenticity''': High (provenance: the letter was kept by [[Elizabeth Mary Wright]], wife of [[Joseph Wright]])
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*'''Subject:''' Writing on the occasion of Wright's retirement,<ref name=CG/> Tolkien reveals that it was Wright's works that had introduced him to philology as a schoolboy.<ref name=TB>{{webcite|author=|articleurl=http://www.tolkienbooks.net/php/details.php?reference=13460|articlename=Life of Joseph Wright. 1932|dated=|website=TB|accessed=1 January 2012}}</ref>
*'''Publication:''' Brief extracts were published in ''[[The Life of Joseph Wright]]''
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*'''Publication:''' Brief extracts were published in ''[[The Life of Joseph Wright]]''.<ref name=TB/>
*'''Contents:''' Tolkien reveals that it was Wright's works that had introduced him to philology as a schoolboy<ref>''An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography'', at Tolkienbooks.net</ref>.
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Revision as of 22:17, 1 January 2012

Joseph Wright 26 January 1925 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Joseph Wright, written on 26 January, 1925.[1]

  • Subject: Writing on the occasion of Wright's retirement,[1] Tolkien reveals that it was Wright's works that had introduced him to philology as a schoolboy.[2]
  • Publication: Brief extracts were published in The Life of Joseph Wright.[2]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 129
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Life of Joseph Wright. 1932" , TolkienBooks.net (accessed 1 January 2012)