English Philologists: J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael Ventris, William Jones, William Barnes, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Nathan Bailey Books LLC

ISBN: 9781155796703

Published: August 13th 2011

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English Philologists: J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael Ventris, William Jones, William Barnes, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Nathan Bailey  by  Books LLC

English Philologists: J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael Ventris, William Jones, William Barnes, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Nathan Bailey by Books LLC
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael Ventris, William Jones, William Barnes, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 49. Chapters: J. R. R. Tolkien, Michael Ventris, William Jones, William Barnes, Sir Henry Rawlinson, 1st Baronet, Nathan Bailey, Nathaniel Brassey Halhed, Richard Bentley, Battiscombe Gunn, John Horne Tooke, Joseph Wright, James Cowles Prichard, Henry Sweet, Eugene Aram, Jacob Henderson, Frederick James Furnivall, Jonathan Boucher, John Richardson, Walter William Skeat, Raymond O.

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Excerpt: John Ronald Reuel Tolkien, CBE (3 January 1892 - 2 September 1973) was an English writer, poet, philologist, and university professor, best known as the author of the classic high fantasy works The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, and The Silmarillion. Tolkien was Rawlinson and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Oxford University from 1925 to 1945 and Merton Professor of English Language and Literature there from 1945 to 1959.

He was a close friend of C. S. Lewis-they were both members of the informal literary discussion group known as the Inklings. Tolkien was appointed a Commander of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II on 28 March 1972. After his death, Tolkiens son Christopher published a series of works based on his fathers extensive notes and unpublished manuscripts, including The Silmarillion. These, together with The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings form a connected body of tales, poems, fictional histories, invented languages, an...



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