I am to sorry to reply so late,
> > I'd like to address the issue of "cycle" in Tolkien's work,
> > and I would be very grateful to anyone who would know articles or
> > sections of critics dealing with it. apparently, the word itself
> > does not appear frequently in Tolkien's texts - except in the long
> > letter to M. Waldman. maybe I am wrong ?
>Letter 125 speaks of "the whole saga of the Three Jewels and the
>Rings of Power", but I'm not sure of what you're getting after.
that's precisely that kind of thing (cycle, saga, etc.) that I'm looking
for. I have found some occurrences in the _Letters_, but apparently that
topic has not been studied by critics...
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