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Re: Speaking of Tolkien...

From:Camilla Drefvenborg <elmindreda@...>
Date:Saturday, December 13, 2003, 4:51
paul-bennett wrote:
>'s a bit from the Grauniad that seeks to answer the question > "How did > Tolkien come up with the languages for Middle Earth?"
a nice enough article, I suppose, but he has confused published material with existing material. as far as I know, a very large part of the material JRRT wrote concerning both Quenya and Sindarin remains unpublished, and much that (we believe) we know about the languages is extrapolated from prose. Camilla mellon Daeron