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TCG Letter #61 / Carpenter Letter #46


From
J.R.R. Tolkien
To
R.W. Chapman
Date
26 November 1941
Type
Draft
Transcript
Partial
Tolkien reflects on his time in Leeds from 1920 to 1925, associating it with Gordon and expressing gratitude for his kindness and encouragement. The author highlights Gordon's influential role in creating a cohesive and enthusiastic academic community, transforming the English department into a dynamic school of studies. Gordon's lighthearted doctrine is praised for fostering a balanced and encouraging learning environment, allowing students to view their studies as more than just exam preparation.
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The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1981), pp. 56-58, p. 437 (Carpenter notes)
Cartas de J.R.R. Tolkien, pp. 89-91, pp. 621-2 (notas de Carpenter)
Error in hardcover and Kindle editions: mediaeval > mediƦval p. 79
J.R.R. Tolkien: Life and Legend, p. 38 (see item 66)


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