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Roger Verhulst 9 March 1966

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*'''Contents:''' Tolkien replies to Mr. Verhulst at Eerdmans, with some remarks concerning his relationship with [[Charles Williams]], but presumably declining to comment on Mary Shideler's book ''Charles Williams in Christian Perspective''. He explains that although he owes a debt of gratitude to [[W.H. Auden]], he does not think that Auden knows him well enough to write a book about him.<ref name=Hammond>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 658</ref>
 
*'''Contents:''' Tolkien replies to Mr. Verhulst at Eerdmans, with some remarks concerning his relationship with [[Charles Williams]], but presumably declining to comment on Mary Shideler's book ''Charles Williams in Christian Perspective''. He explains that although he owes a debt of gratitude to [[W.H. Auden]], he does not think that Auden knows him well enough to write a book about him.<ref name=Hammond>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 658</ref>
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High
 
*'''Authenticity:''' High
*'''Publication:''' Quotes from the letter have been provided in ''[[Tolkien and The Silmarillion]]''. A description of the letter has been provided in ''[[W.H. Auden: A Legacy]]'' and on the website [[Tolkien Library]].
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*'''Publication:''' Quotes from the letter have been provided in ''[[Tolkien and The Silmarillion]]''. The letter is also quoted in ''[[W.H. Auden: A Legacy]]''.
 
*'''Description:''' Three pages, 76 Sandfield Road, Oxford letterhead. Signed by J.R.R. Tolkien.
 
*'''Description:''' Three pages, 76 Sandfield Road, Oxford letterhead. Signed by J.R.R. Tolkien.
  

Revision as of 19:38, 9 November 2010

Roger Verhulst 9 March 1966 is a letter from J.R.R. Tolkien to Roger Verhulst, written on March 9, 1966.[1]

  • Contents: Tolkien replies to Mr. Verhulst at Eerdmans, with some remarks concerning his relationship with Charles Williams, but presumably declining to comment on Mary Shideler's book Charles Williams in Christian Perspective. He explains that although he owes a debt of gratitude to W.H. Auden, he does not think that Auden knows him well enough to write a book about him.[2]
  • Authenticity: High
  • Publication: Quotes from the letter have been provided in Tolkien and The Silmarillion. The letter is also quoted in W.H. Auden: A Legacy.
  • Description: Three pages, 76 Sandfield Road, Oxford letterhead. Signed by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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References

  1. Lot of correspondence between J.R.R. Tolkien and Roger Verhulst at Tolkien Library (accessed 31 October 2010)
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p. 658