Everything you need to understand or teach The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien by J. R. R. Tolkien.
This book is a nonfiction collection of letters by one of the most popular genre fiction novelists of the 20th century. This collection of letters covers a large portion of his adult life. Included are those years that he spent writing his most famous fiction books: The Lord of the Rings series and The Simarillion. The work has been compiled and edited by Humphrey Carpenter with the help of Christopher Tolkien who is a descendant. Christopher is the younger of JRR's two sons. The book was published in 1981.
During the Introduction, the assistant explains that he has made a number of omissions. He also explains why. In the case of the letters to the woman who was the focus of his love life, Christopher Tolkien explains that he is not willing to expose such personal information of JRR Tolkien. The presumption is that the main target audience of...
The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien Lesson Plans contain 136 pages of teaching material, including: