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Vinyar Tengwar

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'''Vinyar Tengwar''' is a scholarly journal published by the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]].
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'''Vinyar Tengwar''' is a linguistic journal published by the [[Elvish Linguistic Fellowship]], dedicated to the scholarly [[Tolkien research|study]] of the invented languages of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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''"Vinyar Tengwar"'' is [[Quenya]] for ''News Letters''.
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==Issues==
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Vinyar Tengwar first appeared in 1988, at first edited by Jorge Quinonez and later taken over by [[Carl F. Hostetter]]. It appeared  in bimonthly intervals at first, but after July, 1994, issues appeared more irregularly, roughly once a year. This coincided with the greater frequency of publication of texts written by Tolkien himself; the journal is now dedicated primarily to such texts. Several of these texts were mentioned in volumes of [[The_History_of_Middle-earth]], edited by [[Christopher_Tolkien|Christopher Tolkien]], but not published in that series owing to their specialist or recondite nature.
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Back issues of the journal are now available from issue 11 onwards, and published in collections of ten issues on a per-order basis; issues 1-10 will eventually be made available in the same format.
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Libraries that have received the journal and should have back-issues in stock include:
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* The Library of Congress
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* Marquette University Archives
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* The Wade Center
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* The Bodleian Library
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
* [http://www.elvish.org/VT/ Official website]
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*[http://www.elvish.org/VT Vinyar Tengwar]
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*[http://www.elvish.org/VT/shop.html The Vinyar Tengwar Web Shop, which lists the contents of each issue of VT and provides ordering information]
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*[http://www.eldalamberon.com/parma15.html Parma Eldalamberon, a sibling publication of Vinyar Tengwar]
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*[http://www.elvish.org/ Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, the publishing organization of VT and PE]
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*[http://www.mythsoc.org/ Mythopoeic Society, the parent organization of ELF]

Revision as of 16:21, 28 February 2006

Vinyar Tengwar is a linguistic journal published by the Elvish Linguistic Fellowship, dedicated to the scholarly study of the invented languages of J.R.R. Tolkien.

"Vinyar Tengwar" is Quenya for News Letters.

Issues

Vinyar Tengwar first appeared in 1988, at first edited by Jorge Quinonez and later taken over by Carl F. Hostetter. It appeared in bimonthly intervals at first, but after July, 1994, issues appeared more irregularly, roughly once a year. This coincided with the greater frequency of publication of texts written by Tolkien himself; the journal is now dedicated primarily to such texts. Several of these texts were mentioned in volumes of The_History_of_Middle-earth, edited by Christopher Tolkien, but not published in that series owing to their specialist or recondite nature.

Back issues of the journal are now available from issue 11 onwards, and published in collections of ten issues on a per-order basis; issues 1-10 will eventually be made available in the same format.

Libraries that have received the journal and should have back-issues in stock include:

  • The Library of Congress
  • Marquette University Archives
  • The Wade Center
  • The Bodleian Library

External links