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Letter to L. Sprague de Camp

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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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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.

Excerpt

"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]

See also

References

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