The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary

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This text reveals how his professional work on the Oxford English Dictionary influenced Tolkien's creative use of language in his fictional world. Three senior editors of the OED offer an intriguing exploration of Tolkien's career as a lexicographer and illuminate his creativity.

The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199568369

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The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198610694

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