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The ring of words : Tolkien and the Oxford English dictionary

Author: Peter Gilliver; Jeremy Marshall; E S C Weiner
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2009, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Ring of Words describes the unique relationship between Tolkien's creative use of the English language in his fiction and his work on the Oxford English Dictionary. In 'word studies' the authors,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: J R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien; John R R Tolkien; J R R Tolkien
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Gilliver; Jeremy Marshall; E S C Weiner
ISBN: 9780199568369 0199568367
OCLC Number: 461587167
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2006.
Description: xvi, 234 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Tolkien as lexicographer --
Tolkien as wordwright --
Word studies --
Epilogue --
Bibliography --
Index.
Other Titles: Tolkien and the Oxford English dictionary
Responsibility: Peter Gilliver, Jeremy Marshall, Edmund Weiner.

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An intriguing exploration of Tolkien's career...which will delight the heart of 'Lord of the Rings' fans and word lovers. * Bookgasm.com * Engaging book. * Christopher Hirst, The Independent *

 
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