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TCG Letter #575


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
Joan O. Falconer
Date
24 January 1965
Type
Typed Letter
Transcript
Partial
Replying to Falconer's letter of 17 January, Tolkien discusses Sam Gamgee's character in The Lord of the Rings.

Excerpts have been published in Mythprint (Vol.8, No.3) and in Tolkien and The Silmarillion.

The original letter with a complete transcript is held at the Marquette archives.
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References
Marquette archive details., See 7/1/10 and 4/2/41
J.R.R. Tolkien A Descriptive Bibliography, Dii24, p. 356; Dii34, pp. 358-9
Nancy Smith, 'Tolkien's Mythic Meaning: The Reader's Ontological Encounters in the Lord of the Rings', p. 97.
Mythprint (Vol.8, No.3)


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