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==Summary==
 
==Summary==
This letter was written to [[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 University Officer's Training Corps while attending his final year as an undergraduate at Oxford. He mentions a story he is working on which is [[The Story of Kullervo]] which was never finished.
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Tolkien compliments Edith for her splendid letters while calling himself a "pig" for not writing more often.<ref group="notes">He had become engaged to her the prior year.</ref>  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]]''.<ref group="notes">It was never finished.</ref>
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Latest revision as of 05:42, 6 May 2011

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.

[edit] Summary

Tolkien compliments Edith for her splendid letters while calling himself a "pig" for not writing more often.[notes 1] 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.[notes 2]

[edit] Notes

  1. He had become engaged to her the prior year.
  2. It was never finished.