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Dorothy Whitelock

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'''Dorothy Whitelock''' ([[1901]]-[[1982]]) was educated at Newnham College, Cambridge, and in 1930 went to St Hilda's College, Oxford as a lecturer in English Language. She was appointed to Tutor in 1936 and then a Fellow in [[1937]]. [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] and her both were scholars of Anglo-Saxon poetry and she remained a colleague of Tolkien's until [[1957]] when she became Elrington and Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at Cambridge. She retired in [[1969]].
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'''Dorothy Whitelock''' ([[1901]]-[[1982]]) was a scholar of Anglo-Saxon poetry and history. She was a colleague of [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] at the [[University of Oxford]] from [[1930]] until [[1957]], when she became Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge.<ref>{{CG|I}}, p. 1101</ref>
  
==References==
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==Bibliography==
*[[Wayne G. Hammond|Hammond, Wayne G.]] and [[Christina Scull|Scull, Christina]], ''[[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide]]''
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*''Anglo-Saxon Wills'' (1930)
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*''The Audience of Beowulf'' (1951)
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*''The Beginnings of English Society'' (1952)
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*''English Historical Documents c. 500-1042'' (1955)
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*''Genuine Asser'' (1967)
  
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==See also==
[[Category:British people|Whitelock, Dorothy]]
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*[[Wikipedia:Dorothy Whitelock|Dorothy Whitelock]] at Wikipedia
[[Category:People by name|Whitelock, Dorothy]]
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*[http://www.oxforddnb.com/index/45/101045659/ Dorothy Whitelock] at the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
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Revision as of 13:18, 11 November 2012

Dorothy Whitelock (1901-1982) was a scholar of Anglo-Saxon poetry and history. She was a colleague of J.R.R. Tolkien at the University of Oxford from 1930 until 1957, when she became Bosworth Professor of Anglo-Saxon at the University of Cambridge.[1]

Bibliography

  • Anglo-Saxon Wills (1930)
  • The Audience of Beowulf (1951)
  • The Beginnings of English Society (1952)
  • English Historical Documents c. 500-1042 (1955)
  • Genuine Asser (1967)

See also

References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 1101