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'''The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien''' refers to the title of an article which includes extracts from an interview with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. The interview was conducted by Henry Resnik over the telephone, for the magazine the ''Saturday Evening Post'' (published in [[Saturday Evening Post (2 July 1966)|the issue of 2 July 1966]]). The interview was perhaps conducted on [[March 2|2 March]] [[1966]] and according to Resnik they spoke for about half an hour. According to [[Clyde S. Kilby]], Tolkien disliked the published article and had hung up on Resnik).<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 657</ref>
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'''The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien''' refers to the title of an article which includes extracts from an interview with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. The interview was conducted by Henry Resnik over the telephone, for the magazine the ''Saturday Evening Post'' (published in [[Saturday Evening Post (2 July 1966)|the issue of 2 July 1966]]). The interview was perhaps conducted on [[2 March]] [[1966]] and according to Resnik they spoke for about half an hour. According to [[Clyde S. Kilby]], Tolkien disliked the published article and had hung up on Resnik.<ref>[[Wayne G. Hammond]] and [[Christina Scull]] (2006), ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]: Chronology'', p. 657</ref>
  
 
A more complete transcription of the interview was published in [[Niekas 18|''Niekas'' Issue 18 (Late Spring 1967)]].<ref>''An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography'', at Tolkienbooks.net</ref>
 
A more complete transcription of the interview was published in [[Niekas 18|''Niekas'' Issue 18 (Late Spring 1967)]].<ref>''An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography'', at Tolkienbooks.net</ref>

Latest revision as of 20:08, 7 June 2011

The Hobbit-forming World of J.R.R. Tolkien refers to the title of an article which includes extracts from an interview with J.R.R. Tolkien. The interview was conducted by Henry Resnik over the telephone, for the magazine the Saturday Evening Post (published in the issue of 2 July 1966). The interview was perhaps conducted on 2 March 1966 and according to Resnik they spoke for about half an hour. According to Clyde S. Kilby, Tolkien disliked the published article and had hung up on Resnik.[1]

A more complete transcription of the interview was published in Niekas Issue 18 (Late Spring 1967).[2]

[edit] References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology, p. 657
  2. An Illustrated Tolkien Bibliography, at Tolkienbooks.net