Oxford Mail

From Tolkien Gateway

Oxford Mail is a magazine based in Oxford, England.

Notable issues


15 December 1956 features the article "Deddington Court Now Library" (p. 1) with parts of J.R.R. Tolkien's speech held at the opening of the library on 14 December 1956 (slightly different from the quotes appearing in the The Banbury Advertiser 19 December 1956).[1]

See also: The Banbury Advertiser 19 December 1956, Letter to Miss Stanley-Smith (22 November 1956) and Letter to Miss Stanley-Smith (19 December 1956)


11 September 1957 features the article "Fantasy of the Year" (p. 4). This article, reporting from the International Fantasy award luncheon held on 10 September 1957, includes a brief quote by Tolkien who had attended and won the award.[2]

See also: The Bookseller, 14 September 1957


The 3 August 1966 issue features an interview by Tolkien to John Ezard (p. 4).[3]