1953

From Tolkien Gateway

Tolkien-related events that took place in 1953.

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  • ? (mid-month) - J.R.R. Tolkien receives galley-proofs of the first volume from Allen and Unwin; he realised that some words have been over-corrected (dwarves to dwarfs, elvish to elfish, further to farther, and worst of all, elven to elfin).[2]
  • 28 - Rayner Unwin presses Tolkien to choose titles for each volume for Lord of the Rings; he erroneously proposes that the general title should belong to the first volume.[3][4]

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1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956