Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

14705Re: [mythsoc] article on Christopher Tolkien

Expand Messages
  • Vincent Ferré
    May 1, 2005
    • 0 Attachment
      Many thanks, David & Carl. I had thought of the Letters (I've just finished translating them into French) and of the Legendarium, but not of the Inklings (!) nor C.S. Lewis
      And thanks, too, for the additional information, David.
      Thanks very much, and I'll let you know when the (short) "paper"'s finished

      all the best,


      ----- Original Message -----
      From: David Bratman
      To: mythsoc@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Sunday, May 01, 2005 12:56 AM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] article on Christopher Tolkien

      A fair amount about Christopher Tolkien's biography can be gleaned from
      Humphrey Carpenter's biography of his father and Carpenter's book on the
      Inklings. (The latter has a tiny bio of him in an appendix.)

      A bibliography by Douglas A. Anderson in "Tolkien's Legendarium" (ed.
      Flieger & Hostetter) identifies his non-JRRT published work also.

      Carpenter's tiny bio omits some dates, so I can tell you from my own
      research that CT received his B.A. in English from Oxford in 1949, taught
      English language and Old Norse at several Oxford colleges in succeeding
      years, and held a fellowship at New College 1965-1975, which he resigned to
      devote to his editing work. During his Oxford career he published work
      (mostly philological) on Norse sagas and Chaucer.

      David Bratman

      At 05:39 PM 4/30/2005 +0200, Vincent Ferré wrote:
      >I have been asked by the director of a publication project on Fantasy to
      >write (among other entries) a short text on Christopher Tolkien. But "apart"
      >from his editorial work, which will be the core of my paper, I do not know
      >many things (biography, academic career) about him. Does anyone know where I
      >could find such information ?

      The Mythopoeic Society website http://www.mythsoc.org

      Yahoo! Groups Links

      a.. To visit your group on the web, go to:

      b.. To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

      c.. Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to the Yahoo! Terms of Service.

      [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
    • Show all 4 messages in this topic