Edith Crowe wrote:
> From: Edith Crowe <ecrowe@...>
> Folks, see the message below from a Tolkien scholar in Romania. If you
> know of anything that may help her, please feel free to contact her.
> Joan, is there any way to subscribe to this list if you have email but
> don't have web access? That's often the case with people in less
> electronically endowed countries.
> Edith Crowe
> Subject: Tolkien research
> Date: Wed, 23 Jan 1980 22:08:06 +0200 (EET)
> From: Diana FALIBOGA <diana@...>
> To: ecrowe@...
> Dear Ms. Crowe,
> My name is Diana Faliboga and I am currently working on a Ph.D. thesis
> JRR Tolkien. I contacted your society about a year ago trying to get in
> touch with people who have the same interests as me. For various reasons
> had to stop my research and I had little access to Internet. As my
> University from Iasi, Romania restored its network I can communicate
> easier with you.
> The main problem about my research is the lack of information and
> bibliography upon Tolkien and the Inklings because people here in
> hardly know about them and the libraries are pretty poor in such
> Can you suggest me a graduate program of studies in the USA that would
> allow me to work on my research or a tutor that could help me?
> I would also like to know the latest news about you and your work
> you are doing a pretty good one.
> In the meantime I wish you Happy Easter.
> Thank you vey much for your time and look forward to hearing from you.
> Sincerely yours,
> Diana (a hobbit who lost his way but has no fellowship)
I don't know much about the computer end of it, but I hope she can find
a tutor; I'd think that they'd need Romanian as well as expertise in
Tolkien. In the meantime, I'd think Alexei might be terriffic! ---djb.