Re: New essay at MERP.COM: Flying away on a wing and a hair ...
- --- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Carl F. Hostetter" <Aelfwine@e...>
>Sorry about. I usually think of you as being the leader of the
> On Dec 28, 2005, at 9:49 AM, Michael Martinez wrote:
> > But Tolkien's remaining unpublished linguistic materials have
> > been conferred to the editorial care of a small group of
> > linguists working with Carl Hostetter.
> While this is technically true, it will probably unintentionally
> mislead people into thinking that I'm in charge of all this. In
> fact, the bulk of the language papers is under the chief
> editorship of Christopher Gilson (in _Parma Eldalamberon_), not
> myself (in _Vinyar Tengwar_). Also please note that by "the
> linguistic materials" is to be understood _photocopies_ of those
> manuscripts that Tolkien himself collected into several box-files
> of language-related materials. There is in addition quite a bit of
> scattered and more-or-less fragmentary linguistic materials that
> my colleagues and I have gleaned from the various Tolkien
> manuscript archives, chiefly Marquette and the Bodleian.
group, or the chief editor, since you are the most visible member to
I'll edit the essay later today or this evening to more accurately
reflect the situation.
Author of Understanding Middle-earth, Parma Endorion, and Visualizing
"Cuando Maria canta, canta para mí"