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Norman Power

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Canon[1] Norman Sandiford Power (presumably[2] later taking the name Joseph Power), born in Liverpool, England, in 1925, is a retired professor of English Language and Literature at Walsh University.

Power was an undergraduate at Worcester College, Oxford, in the late 1930s, and attended Tolkien's invitational speech at the Lovelace Society in 1938.[3] After receiving his B.A. from the University of London, he later gained an exhibition to St. Catherine's College, Oxford, where he read for an Honors Degree in English Language and Literature.[4]

By the end of the life of Tolkien, they renewed their contact (at least one letter is recorded, see Norman Power 8 July 1973[5]


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