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Index:Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien

Interviews with J.R.R. Tolkien is a project on Tolkien Gateway to create a chronological list of all known interviews conducted with J.R.R. Tolkien.

  • 1972: "The Lord of the Legends: A Birthday Tribute to the Creator of The Hobbit", Bill Cater The Sunday Times Magazine (2 January 1972)
  • 1972: "An Early History of the Hobbits.” Edinburgh Scotsman (February 5, 1972).
  • 1972: ?Mid-March: "Tolkien Seeks the Quiet Life in Oxford" (Oxford Mail, 22 March 1972)[14]
  • 1972: “More and More People are Getting the J.R.R. Tolkien Habit.” Los Angeles Times (April 9, 1972), 14,18
  • 1973: Tolkien interviewed about the Oxford Poetry Chair [Oxford Poetry Chair: ITV News 25-05-1973][15][note 1]

Notes

  1. Tolkien was asked, "presumably you voted for Mr [?]Jennings?"

    "What?", replied Tolkien (he didn't hear the question).
    "Presumably you voted for Mr Jennings?"
    "I did. [inaudible]".

    The video then cuts away to black. Presumably this was just a way of introducing the main item. Tolkien is mentioned again and associated with Basil Blackwell as supporting Mr Jennings. (The Tolkien Society Facebook group, accessed 14 December 2013)

References

  1. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 483
  2. The New York Times at www.nytimes.com (accessed 21 May 2014)
  3. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 602
  4. BOOKSTAND: J.R.R. TOLKIEN - INTERVIEW at BFI.org.uk (accessed 6 November 2011)
  5. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, pp. 610-11
  6. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 670-1
  7. Weekend Guardian.1991 at Tolkienbooks.net (accessed 22 May 2011)
  8. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 671
  9. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 681
  10. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, pp. 672, 686-7
  11. The Sunday Times Magazine at Tolkienbooks.net (accessed 22 May 2011)
  12. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 679
  13. Vinyar Tengwar, Number 47, February 2005, p. 30
  14. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: I. Chronology, p. 760
  15. Oxford Poetry Chair at jiscmediahub.ac.uk (accessed 10 December 2013)