Considers how important word choice was to Tolkien in his fiction, no doubt a result of his philological training and work on the OED. Tolkien frequently chose historical rather than modern versions of words, causing great confusion to editors and proofreaders.
Hyde, Paul Nolan
"J.R.R. Tolkien: Creative Uses of the Oxford English Dictionary,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 14
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