Re: My masterpiece, part 1 (long)
|From:||Christophe Grandsire <christophe.grandsire@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, February 23, 2002, 2:30|
En réponse à Jesse Bangs <jaspax@...>:
> I was rather surprised when I first found this out, actually. With
> of the hubbub made over Tolkein's languages, the documentation and
> textual sources for them are rather thin. A good many of the members
> the list have doubtlessly surpassed him in recorded grammatical
> information and size of the corpus.
Well, in fact it's rather the amount of published material from Tolkien which
is rather thin (well, about linguistic material only, because we can hardly say
that the twelve tomes of _History of Middle-Earth_ are thin :)) ). But it's
well-known that the amount of notes that he left is enormous, and it's quite
probable (according to Christopher Tolkien at least, and with such a name you
can only trust him :)) ) that most of the conlinguistic material is still to be
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