Saturday, February 16, 2013

Factoid of the day

 JRR was V.S. Naipaul's tutor, when the latter studied English literature at Oxford.

It was found Deep in the comment section of a post from mentalfloss on ten things you might not know about Tolkien. (most of which I already knew).

in this book review of Naipul's biography it mentions Tolkien praised his paper on Anglo Saxon.
also see HERE.

essay part one on Tolkien's dwarves on Thorinoakenshield blog.

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