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Letter to Joy Hill (5 January 1967)

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'''Joy Hill 5 January 1967''' is a [[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|letter]] from [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] to [[Joy Hill]], written on [[5 January]] [[1967]].<ref name=C>{{CG|C}}, pp. 685</ref>
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On [[5 January]] [[1967]], [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] wrote '''[[Letters not published in "The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien"|a letter]] to [[Joy Hill]]'''.<ref name=C>{{CG|C}}, p. 685</ref>
  
*'''Subject:''' Tolkien thanks Hill for sending a copy of ''[[List of books in Tolkien's library#The Children's Treasury of Literature|The Children's Treasury of Literature]]'' which included a chapter from ''[[The Hobbit]]'', illustrated by Robert J. Lee. Tolkien did not like the illustrations at all, calling them vulgar and stupid. He ends the letter by discussing his ''[[Beowulf]]'' lecture.
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*'''Subject:''' Tolkien thanks Hill for sending a copy of ''[[List of books in Tolkien's library#The Children's Treasury of Literature|The Children's Treasury of Literature]]'' which included a chapter from ''[[The Hobbit]]'', illustrated by Robert J. Lee. Tolkien did not like the illustrations at all, calling them vulgar and stupid. He ends the letter by discussing his ''[[Beowulf (poem)|Beowulf]]'' lecture.
*'''Publication:''' A description of the letter was published in [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide|''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology'']] (pp. 685).
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*'''Publication:''' A description of the letter was published in [[The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide|''The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: Chronology'']] (p. 685).
 
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On 5 January 1967, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote a letter to Joy Hill.[1]

References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 685