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L. Sprague de Camp 30 August 1964

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'''L. Sprague de Camp 30 August 1964''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[L. Sprague de Camp]], written on [[30 August]] [[1964]].<ref>{{CG|C}}, p. 622</ref>
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'''L. Sprague de Camp 30 August 1964''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[L. Sprague de Camp]], written on [[30 August]] [[1964]].<ref name=CG>{{CG|C}}, p. 622</ref>
  
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien writes about his opinion of the contributions to the anthology ''[[Swords and Sorcery|Swords & Sorcery]]''.
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*'''Subject:''' Tolkien writes about his opinion of the contributions to the anthology ''[[Swords & Sorcery]]''.
 
*'''Publication:''' Quotes from the letter were published in [[Mythlore 50|''Mythlore'' 50]].
 
*'''Publication:''' Quotes from the letter were published in [[Mythlore 50|''Mythlore'' 50]].
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==Excerpt==
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{{quote|all the items seem poor in the subsidiary (but to me not unimportant mattters of nomenclature. Best when inventive, least good when literary or archaic|J.R.R. Tolkien<ref name=CG/>}}
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Critique of "Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweler"]]
 
*[[Critique of "Distressing Tale of Thangobrind the Jeweler"]]
 
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Latest revision as of 00:23, 18 October 2013

L. Sprague de Camp 30 August 1964 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to L. Sprague de Camp, written on 30 August 1964.[1]

  • Subject: Tolkien writes about his opinion of the contributions to the anthology Swords & Sorcery.
  • Publication: Quotes from the letter were published in Mythlore 50.

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"all the items seem poor in the subsidiary (but to me not unimportant mattters of nomenclature. Best when inventive, least good when literary or archaic"
― J.R.R. Tolkien[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 622