The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien - Study Guide Chapter 12, Later Years Summary & Analysis

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The letters have begun to be dated the 1960s. Some of the recipients of the letters have remained the same. One of the examples of these is Christopher Tolkien. Another is Rayner Unwin. Others are rather new additions into his life: Professor Forster and Mrs. Drijver being examples. Letter #227 explains that the name Numenor is to have been a logical but subjective translation of one language to another. He concludes this same letter by admitting his delight that his friend CS Lewis has invented a name Numenor and has used this in his stories as an intentional reference to Tolkien's. While continuing to be rather thick with fiction, the results are still somehow strangely accurate - really, these two men are friends and as a consequence it makes sense that they might be seen together. Letter # 236 begins, "I wish well-meaning folk...

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