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  • I have published on _Tengwestie_ a glossary of Elvish terms (some previously unattested) encountered in a collection of late notes by J.R.R. Tolkien (spanning the late 1950s to 1972) concerning Elvish reincarnation and related metaphysical matters, and recently published by editor Michaël Devaux as _Fragments on Elvish Reincarnation_ in the volume _J.R.R. Tolkien, l’éffigie des...
    Carl F. Hostetter Jan 10
  • Please note that the misspelling of Ryszard Derdzinski's name in the post to which this is a reply (#1149) was due to me: I edited the post to add Ryszard's real name, in accordance with Lambengolmor list policy , but in the process made a typo. My apologies to Ryszard and the list. -- Carl Hostetter
    Aelfwine@... Jun 17, 2014
  • While I have ruled efforts at translation _into_ Tolkien’s languages out as suitable topics for this list, the recent news: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/noble-smith/jrr-tolkien-reveals-the-t_b_5373529.html that a recording of J.R.R. Tolkien’s remarks in Rotterdam in 1958* is being prepared for publication, and particularly the detail that Tolkien recites some Elvish verse in...
    Aelfwine@... May 23, 2014
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  • ...Yahoo group to Google or some other service, and would be interested in assisting with the process, please email me directly ( Aelfwine@^$1 ) — NOT the list — so that I can start pursuing this option before it is forced upon us. Thanks, Carl
    Carl F. Hostetter Mar 4, 2014
  • Mr. Mark Faith has listed a Tolkien holograph letter, dated Jan. 5, 1961, on eBay, at: http://www.ebay.com/itm/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=231077543050 A substantial excerpt from this letter was published by Humphrey Carpenter as Letter 227 in _The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien_ (cf. p. 303). Of particular interest to this list is the etymology given therein of the Quenya name...
    Carl F. Hostetter Dec 14, 2013
  • I'd like to expand on my analysis of this inscription, first by providing a little more detail on the recipient and circumstance of this inscription, and then by comparing it with a similar and possibly closely-contemporary inscription. The Bloomsbury Auctions listing notes that this inscription and the other (English) inscriptions made to this three-volume set of _The Lord of the...
    Carl F. Hostetter May 13, 2013
  • I'm am pleased to announce the publication of _Vinyar Tengwar_ 50. This 28-page issue features a presentation and analysis of the “Túrin Wrapper”, comprising a set of three untranslated Sindarin texts from the (probably early) 1950s pertaining to the “Túrins Saga”. (Please note that henceforth issues of _Vinyar Tengwar_ will be sold on a per-issue basis only, and will be...
    Carl F. Hostetter Feb 28, 2013
  • ...in the Maryland (USA) area that would like to assist me with the final production chores of _VT_ 50, please contact me off-list (Aelfwine@^$1). Because the printers I have used for many years have closed their doors, and in order to save some money, I'll once again...
    Carl F. Hostetter Feb 5, 2013
  • Another update: I have my subscriber database for _VT_ up to date. If you are uncertain whether your subscription is current, you can check the status as I have it at: http://elvish.org/members.html Please contact me directly (Aelfwine@^$1) if you have any questions or updates. Thanks, Carl F. Hostetter [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    Carl F. Hostetter Feb 4, 2013
  • ...Current subscribers to _VT_ please note: if you have moved in the years since _VT_ 49 was published, please email me (directly: Aelfwine@^$1) as soon as possible with you current mailing address. And thank you very much for your long patience! Carl F. Hostetter
    Carl Feb 4, 2013