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Summary  PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Peter Gilliver Read & Download à The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary Rd creator The centerpiece of the book is a wonderful collection of word studies which will delight the heart of Ring fans and word lovers everywhere The editors look at the origin of such Tolkienesue words as hobbit mithril Smeagol Ent halfling and worm meaning dragon Readers discover that a word such as mathom anything a hobbit had no immediate use for but was unwilling to throw away was actually common in Old English but that Mithril on the other hand is a complete invention and the first Elven w

Summary  PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Peter Gilliver

The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary

Summary  PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Peter Gilliver Read & Download à The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary Tolkien s first job on returning home from World War I was as an assistant on the staff of the OED He later said that he had learnedin those two years than in any other eual part of his life The Ring of Words reveals how his professional work on the Oxford English Dictionary influenced Tolkien s creative use of language in his fictional world Here three senior editors of the OED offer an intriguing exploration of Tolkien s career as a lexicographer and illuminate his creativity as a word user and wo

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Summary  PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Peter Gilliver Read & Download à The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary Ord to have an entry in the OED And fans of Harry Potter will be surprised to find that Dumbledore the name of Hogwart s headmaster was a word used by Tolkien and many others it is a dialect word meaning bumblebee Few novelists have found so much of their creative inspiration in the shapes and histories of words Presenting archival material not found anywhere else The Ring of Words offers a fresh and unexplored angle on the literary achievements of one of the world s most famous and best loved write

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  • The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary
  • Peter Gilliver
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  • 05 September 2019
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