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Robert Murray

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From 1944, Murray was entrusted to proofread drafts and manuscripts of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. Several letters from Tolkien to Father Murray were published ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (letters [[Letter 142|142]], [[Letter 156|156]], [[Letter 209|209]])  
 
From 1944, Murray was entrusted to proofread drafts and manuscripts of ''[[The Lord of the Rings]]''. Several letters from Tolkien to Father Murray were published ''[[The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien]]'' (letters [[Letter 142|142]], [[Letter 156|156]], [[Letter 209|209]])  
  
During the [[Tolkien Centenary Conference]] in Oxford 1992, Father Murray gave a sermon preach at the Thanksgiving service (reprinted as "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of the Parable" in ''[[Tolkien: A Celebration|Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy]]'').
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During the [[Tolkien Centenary Conference]] in Oxford (1992), Father Murray gave a sermon preach at the Thanksgiving service (reprinted as "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of the Parable" in ''[[Tolkien: A Celebration|Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy]]'').
  
 
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==References==
  
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*<small>[[Joseph Pierce|Pierce, Joseph]], ''[[Tolkien: A Celebration|Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy]]''</small>
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*<small>[[Joseph Pearce|Pearce, Joseph]], ''[[Tolkien: A Celebration|Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy]]''</small>
  
 
[[Category:People|Murray, Robert]]
 
[[Category:People|Murray, Robert]]

Revision as of 15:10, 17 July 2010

Father Robert Murray, an English Jesuit priest and grandson of Sir James Murray (the founder of the Oxford English Dictionary), was a personal friend of J.R.R. Tolkien and the Tolkien family.

From 1944, Murray was entrusted to proofread drafts and manuscripts of The Lord of the Rings. Several letters from Tolkien to Father Murray were published The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (letters 142, 156, 209)

During the Tolkien Centenary Conference in Oxford (1992), Father Murray gave a sermon preach at the Thanksgiving service (reprinted as "J.R.R. Tolkien and the Art of the Parable" in Tolkien: A Celebration: Collected Writings on a Literary Legacy).

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