Wayne and Christina


Corrigenda to the Index to
Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien (1999)

by Christina Scull and Wayne G. Hammond

p. 459, col. 2: Add entry ‘Boswell, James 387’.

p. 464, col. 2: Under ‘Elves (represent aesthetic and creative aspects of Mankind)’, for ‘149’ read ‘148’.

p. 467, col. 1: Under ‘Fairy-stories (adult genre)’ add reference to pp. 232–3. In sub-section ‘and children’ delete reference to p. 232.

p. 468, col. 1: Add entry ‘Florence (Italy) 376’.

p. 468, col. 1: Under ‘Free will’ add references to pp. 200, 236.

p. 468, col. 2: Under ‘Gamgee, Sam (correspondent)’ add (unitalicized) reference to p. 245.

p. 468, col. 2: Under ‘Gamgee, Samwise (Sam)’ add sub-entry ‘gives up hope 101’.

p. 470, col. 1: Under ‘God (Writer of the Story)’ add reference to p. 253.

p. 470, col. 2: Under ‘Gondwanaland’ add reference to p. 65.

p. 471, col. 1: Under ‘Greek language’ delete duplicate reference to p. 343 (between ‘380’ and ‘384’).

p. 473, col. 1: Under ‘Hobbits’ correct sub-section to ‘Periain, P(h)erriannath’.

p. 473, col. 2: Under ‘Hobbits (‘hobbit’ used figuratively)’ for ‘247, 227’ read ‘227, 247’.

p. 473, col. 2: Correct spelling of names and delete comma in entry title ‘The Homecoming of Beorhtnoth Beorhthelm’s Son’.

p. 474, col. 1: Under ‘Incledon, Marjorie’ for ‘453, 441’ read ‘441, 453’.

p. 474, col. 2: Under ‘Italian language’ delete reference to p. 419.

p. 474, col. 2: Under ‘Joad, C.E.M.’ add reference to p. 131.

p. 475, col. 1: For ‘Kirby, W.H.’ read ‘Kirby, W.F.’

p. 475, col. 2: Under ‘Language (planned book on language with C.S. Lewis)’ add reference to p. 105.

p. 477, col. 2: Under ‘Lewis, C.S. (Friendship with Tolkien: Lewis reads, reviews The Hobbit)’ add reference to p. 24, delete reference to p. 124.

p. 479, col. 2: Under ‘The Lord of the Rings (Recordings and adaptations: BBC radio broadcasts)’ delete duplicate reference to pp. 228-9.

p. 485, col. 2: Under ‘Numenoreans’, sub-entry ‘tradition of men out of the sea’, add reference to p. 212.

p. 489, col. 2: For The Rings of Power read Of the Rings of Power.

p. 491, col. 2: Under ‘Sea’ add reference to p. 212.

p. 494, col. 1: Delete index entry for Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath. We are convinced by our friend David Doughan that Tolkien’s reference to ‘Joad’ on p. 131 was to the philosopher and radio personality C.E.M. Joad, who was caught travelling by rail without a ticket. (Cf. correction for p. 474.)

p. 494, col. 1: Under ‘The Story of Kullervo’ add reference to p. 214.

p. 497, col. 2: Under ‘Tolkien, J.R.R (Religion: owes faith to his mother)’ for ‘473’ read ‘437’.

p. 499, col. 2: In section V add cross-reference ‘Valar see Ainur’.

p. 501, col. 2: The sub-entry ‘Maginot Line 395’ under ‘World War I’ should be placed under ‘World War II’.

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