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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 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 "New Letters".
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''"Vinyar Tengwar"'' is ''Dog-[[Quenya]]'' for "News Letters". ''Vinyar'' is the plural of ''[[vinya]]'', "new", and ''[[Tengwar]]'' means "letters". Despite the incorrectness of the title, it was kept for old times' sake and also because the correct form proposed to replace it, ''Vinyë Tengwar'', means "new letters" instead of "news letters".
  
 
==Issues==
 
==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|Christopher Tolkien]], but not published in that series owing to their specialist or recondite nature.
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''Vinyar Tengwar'' first appeared in 1988, at first edited by [[Jorge Quiñonez]] 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.
  
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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Back issues of the journal are now available for all issues, and published in collections of ten issues on a per-order basis.
  
Libraries that have received the journal and should have back-issues in stock include:
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==See also==
 
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*[[:Category:Vinyar Tengwar|Vinyar Tengwar issues]]
* The Library of Congress
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*''[[Parma Eldalamberon]]'', a sibling publication of ''Vinyar Tengwar''
* Marquette University Archives
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* The Wade Center
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* The Bodleian Library
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.elvish.org/VT Vinyar Tengwar]
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*[http://www.elvish.org/VT ''Vinyar Tengwar'']
*[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.elvish.org/VT/shop.html The ''Vinyar Tengwar'' Web Shop, which lists the contents of each issue of VT and provides ordering information]
*[http://www.eldalamberon.com/parma15.html Parma Eldalamberon, a sibling publication of Vinyar Tengwar]
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*[http://www.elvish.org/errata/VT-Errata.pdf ''Vinyar Tengwar'' Errata]
*[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]
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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 Dog-Quenya for "News Letters". Vinyar is the plural of vinya, "new", and Tengwar means "letters". Despite the incorrectness of the title, it was kept for old times' sake and also because the correct form proposed to replace it, Vinyë Tengwar, means "new letters" instead of "news letters".

[edit] Issues

Vinyar Tengwar first appeared in 1988, at first edited by Jorge Quiñonez 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 for all issues, and published in collections of ten issues on a per-order basis.

[edit] See also

[edit] External links