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Letter to G.E. Selby (1955/6)

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Sometime between late 1955 and early 1956, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to G.E. Selby.[1]

  • Subject: Tolkien writes about the publication of The Lord of the Rings, which he says is not a trilogy and not an allegory. He also "comments on reviews, Frodo's failure, the Elvish languages, and the poem Errantry".[1]

[edit] See also


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 483
  2. "Nineteenth Century and Modern First Editions.1977", (accessed 28 January 2013)
  3. "Autograph Letters. 1978", (accessed 28 January 2013)