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'''Roger Lancelyn Green''' (2 November [[1918]] – 8 October [[1987]]) was a fellow [[Inklings|Inkling]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He was also successfull as a biographer, producing work on [[C.S. Lewis]] (his teacher at the University of Oxford), Lewis Carroll and Hans Christian Andersen. He also wrote various children's stories himself; these were mainly retellings of Norse, Greek and Egyptian myths, and the Arthur and Robin Hood epics.
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'''Roger Lancelyn Green''' (2 November [[1918]] – 8 October [[1987]]) was a fellow [[Inklings|Inkling]] with [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. He was also successfull as a biographer, producing work on [[C.S. Lewis]] (his teacher at the [[University of Oxford]]), Lewis Carroll and Hans Christian Andersen. He also wrote various children's stories himself; these were mainly retellings of Norse, Greek and Egyptian myths, and the Arthur and Robin Hood epics.
  
 
He was also an actor, founder of the Lewis Carroll Society, and Deputy Librarian at Oxford.  
 
He was also an actor, founder of the Lewis Carroll Society, and Deputy Librarian at Oxford.  
 
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==Awards==
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* [[1971]] - '''[[Mythopoeic Society|Mythopoeic Award]]''', Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies, ''C.S. Lewis: A Biography''
 
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Revision as of 20:24, 8 June 2008

Roger Lancelyn Green (2 November 1918 – 8 October 1987) was a fellow Inkling with J.R.R. Tolkien. He was also successfull as a biographer, producing work on C.S. Lewis (his teacher at the University of Oxford), Lewis Carroll and Hans Christian Andersen. He also wrote various children's stories himself; these were mainly retellings of Norse, Greek and Egyptian myths, and the Arthur and Robin Hood epics.

He was also an actor, founder of the Lewis Carroll Society, and Deputy Librarian at Oxford.

Awards

  • 1971 - Mythopoeic Award, Mythopoeic Scholarship Award for Inklings Studies, C.S. Lewis: A Biography


The Inklings
J.R.R. Tolkien · J.A.W. Bennett · Lord David Cecil · Nevill Coghill · James Dundas-Grant · Hugo Dyson · Adam Fox · Colin Hardie · Robert Havard · C.S. Lewis · Warren Lewis · Gervase Mathew · R.B. McCallum · C.E. Stevens · Christopher Tolkien · John Wain · Charles Williams · Charles Leslie Wrenn