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Letter to Ken Jackson (29 January 1968)

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'''Ken Jackson 29 January 1968''' is a [[The Unpublished Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Ken Jackson]], written on [[January 29]]th, [[1968]].  
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'''Ken Jackson 29 January 1968''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to Ken Jackson, written on [[29 January]] [[1968]].<ref name=CG>{{CG|C}}, p. 716</ref>
  
*'''Authenticity:''' High
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*'''Subject:''' Reply to a reader, concerning permission to name his house "[[Bag End]]". Tolkien comments that he did not invent the name; Bag End was the local name for the house of his Aunt [[Jane Neave]].<ref name=CG/>
*'''Publication:''' This small excerpt was published by [[Colin Duriez]] in ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment]]'', p.455.
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*'''Publication:''' A small excerpt was published by [[Colin Duriez]] in ''[[J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment]]'', p. 455.
  
 
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*The excerpt is also found on the online version of ''J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment'' on [http://books.google.com/ ''GoogleBooks''].
 
*The excerpt is also found on the online version of ''J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment'' on [http://books.google.com/ ''GoogleBooks''].
 
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Revision as of 10:00, 15 July 2012

Ken Jackson 29 January 1968 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Ken Jackson, written on 29 January 1968.[1]

Excerpt

Bag End [was] an old tumbledown manor house at the end of an untidy lane that led nowhere else

External links

  • The excerpt is also found on the online version of J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment on GoogleBooks.

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 716