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Letter 1

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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
This letter was written to [[Edith Tolkien|Edith Bratt]] at an unknown day but sometime during October of [[1914]]. Tolkien compliments Edith while calling himself a pig, he had become engaged to her earlier the prior year. He discusses his time training at the [[Oxford University|University]] Officer's Training Corps while attending his final year as an undergraduate at Oxford. He mentions a story he is working on, ''[[The Story of Kullervo]]'', which was never finished.
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This letter was written to [[Edith Tolkien|Edith Bratt]] at an unknown date but sometime during [[1914#October|October 1914]]. Tolkien compliments Edith while calling himself a "pig" for not writing more often – he had become engaged to her the prior year. He discusses his time training at the [[Oxford University|University]] Officer's Training Corps while attending his final year as an undergraduate at Oxford. He mentions a story he is working on, ''[[The Story of Kullervo]]'', which was never finished.
 
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Revision as of 09:31, 4 August 2010

The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien
Letter 1
RecipientEdith Bratt
DateOctober 1914
Subject(s)The Story of Kullervo

Letter 1 is a letter written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien.

Summary

This letter was written to Edith Bratt at an unknown date but sometime during October 1914. Tolkien compliments Edith while calling himself a "pig" for not writing more often – he had become engaged to her the prior year. He discusses his time training at the University Officer's Training Corps while attending his final year as an undergraduate at Oxford. He mentions a story he is working on, The Story of Kullervo, which was never finished.