The Letters of J. R. R. Tolkien - 1967-1973. Looking back. (Letters 294-354)

February 13, 2006 - March 27, 2006

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XXXV. Letters 294-298. Comments on a magazine article about him; Origin of names in LOTR; History of The Inklings

by Entmaiden, February 13-27, 2006

[294] The Subtle Critic [2/13/2006 @ 22:41] (4/25)

An apology [2/20/2006 @ 10:36] (1/4)

[294] The Pedant, Part I [2/25/2006 @ 10:14] (2/2)

The Pedant, Part II [2/26/2006 @ 4:00] (2/5)

297: The Philologist Cuts Loose [2/27/2006 @ 11:51] (4/24)

298: The Inklings [2/27/2006 @ 11:52] (2/3)

 

XXXVI. Letters 299-310. Publication of Smith; Detailed account of Switzerland trip; Musings on Catholicism; God and the purpose of life.

by an seileachan, February 20-24, 2006

[299-301] this and that [2/20/2006 @ 22:20] (3/6)

306: "The Silvertine of my dreams" [2/23/2006 @ 13:50] (4/4)

310: What is the purpose of life? [2/24/2006 @ 8:36] (3/5)

 

XXXVII. Letters 311-325, 348, 353. Etymology of “hobbit;” Source for glittering caves; Galadriel; Specifics of what happens when sailing to Aman.

by Altaira, March 1-5, 2006

312 – A little fun & audience participation! What do niphredil and elanor look like? [3/1/2006 @ 0:46] (4/11)

320: Galadriel [3/4/2006 @ 16:38] (4/28)

325 – Sailing for the “Undying” Lands explained [3/5/2006 @ 14:54] (5/9)

 

XXXVIII. Letters 326-338. Why Tolkien wrote LOTR; Labeling authors & their motives; Being a cult figure; The Entwives

by weaver, March 6-10, 2006

[326-27, 333-34] Tolkien’s Final Years [3/6/2006 @ 19:51] (2/3)

328: Gandalf Visits Tolkien [3/7/2006 @ 23:44] (4/15)

329: “I neither teach nor preach” [3/8/2006 @ 21:19] (3/5)

330-332: "She Has Gone Before Beren.." [3/10/2006 @ 0:09] (3/4)

338: The Fourth Age (Final in this series) [3/10/2006 @ 18:47] (6/12)

 

XXXIX. Letters 339-354 except 348 & 353. Tolkien’s love of trees; Edith’s death & their gravestone; Use of Quenya vs. Sindarin; Final letters

by N.E. Brigand, March 16, 2006

Tolkien's last letters. [3/16/2006 @ 22:06] (7/16)

Open Discussion: What did you learn from "Letters"? [3/27/2006 @ 0:34] (7/11)

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