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TCG Letter #170 / Carpenter Letter #81


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
Christopher Tolkien
Date
23-25 September 1944
Type
Unknown
Transcript
Partial
Tolkien expresses joy at receiving an airgraph before Christopher's departure to Standerton. He discusses the progress of the chapters and promises to send the next batch soon. He provides updates on the increasing lights in Oxford and a recent gathering with the Inklings. The letter touches on the challenging atmosphere of the war, criticizing biased reporting and the dehumanization of the German nation in some media. He expresses a longing for the war to end and the desire to embark on a perambulation in mountainous country with Christopher once reunited.
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References
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981), pp. 92-94, p. 440 (Carpenter notes)
Silke Anzinger, "Von Troja nach Gondor.Tolkiens „The Lord of the Rings“ als Epos in vergilischer Tradition," in Vestigia Vergiliana: Vergil-Rezeption in der Neuzeit edited by Thorsten Burkard , Markus Schauer and Claudia Wiener. (2010) pp. 363-401. p. 366 note 11
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 144-7, p. 626 (notas de Carpenter)
Craig A. Boyd, "Nolo Heroizari: Tolkien and Aquinas on the Humble Journey of Master Samwise" in Christianity & Literature 2019, Vol. 68(4), p. 616
Fæder his suna (Father to Son. FS) No. 51


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