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Chaucer

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1924

5 January 1924
J.R.R. Tolkien to Kenneth Sisam (for Oxford University Press)
#1627


Tolkien returns the first 21 pages of proofs for the Clarendon Chaucer and notes some errors. In an attached note, Tolkien asks about the glossary for S...
8 January 1924
Kenneth Sisam to J.R.R. Tolkien
#1628


Sisam replies to Tolkiens letter and says that he would be interested in Tolkiens Introduction to German Philology. Sisam also notes that he has sympath...
1 February 1924
J.R.R. Tolkien to Kenneth Sisam (for Oxford University Press)
#1629


Tolkien returns further proofs of the Clarendon Chaucer and thanks Sisam for his advice and for two copies of proofs of Sir Gawain whih he had recieved....
26 February 1924
Kenneth Sisam to George S. Gordon
#1637


Sisam writes to Gordon. He has become alarmed at the lack of progress with the Clarendon Chaucer, saying that Tolkien is occupied with Gawayne> influenz...
28 February 1924
George S. Gordon to Kenneth Sisam
#1638


Gordon replies to Sisams letter defending Tolkien on the matter of the delay on the Clarendon Chaucer. He says that Tolkien has had a hellish time.
5 March 1924
Kenneth Sisam to J.R.R. Tolkien
#1639


Writing to Tolkien, Sisam says that he is patiently expecting the completed Clarendon Chaucer and asks Tolkien to look over some corrections for his A M...
21 March 1924
Kenneth Sisam to David Nichol Smith
#1640


Inspite of his letter to Tolkien early in March, Kenneth Sisam writes to David Nichol Smith to complain that Tolkien is not only holding up the Clarendo...
?May 1924
J.R.R. Tolkien to George S. Gordon
#1704


Tolkien replies to Gordon, informing him that he is retiring from the Clarendon Chaucer.
15 May 1924
George S. Gordon to Kenneth Sisam
#1641


Gordon writes to Sisam informing him that Tolkien has agreed that his place on the Clarendon Chaucer should be taken by another and he has agreed to ret...
23 October 1924
J.R.R. Tolkien to Kenneth Sisam
#1642


Sisam had sent Tolkien a proof of the frontispiece for Sir Gawain and two sets of proofs from the Clarendon Chaucer with comments from Gordon and Tolkie...
Early December 1924
J.R.R. Tolkien to Kenneth Sisam
#1644


In early December, Tolkien informs Kenneth Sisam that he and his family have been unwell and he is delayed with his work on the Clarendon Chaucer.
5 December 1924
Kenneth Sisam to J.R.R. Tolkien
#1645


Sisam replies to Tolkien giving him dates to return the Clarendon Chaucer. He wants the glossary by end of year, 31 December at the latest and the notes...
8 December 1924
George S. Gordon to Kenneth Sisam
#1646


George S. Gordon writes to Kenneth Sisam. Tolkien has sent to him manuscript of his glossary for the Clarendon Chaucer, with a preface, for Gordon to lo...
22 December 1924
George S. Gordon to Kenneth Sisam
#1647


George S. Gordon sends to Kenneth Sisam the manuscript of Tolkien’s glossary and preface for the Clarendon Chaucer with a note to say that he approves...
23 December 1924
Kenneth Sisam to George S. Gordon
#1648


Further to Gordons packet enclosing Tolkiens glossary and preface, Sisam replies with a stern warning that if Tolkien commits to as many corrections on ...
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