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Letter to Joseph Wright

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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]


  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", (accessed 1 January 2012)