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Letter to Joseph Wright (26 January 1925)

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On 26 January 1925, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Joseph Wright.[1]

  • Subject: Writing on the occasion of Wright's retirement,[1] Tolkien reveals that it was Wright's works that had introduced him to philology as a schoolboy.[2]
  • Publication: Brief extracts were published in The Life of Joseph Wright.[2]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 129
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Life of Joseph Wright. 1932", (accessed 1 January 2012)