Analyzes some elements of The Father Christmas Letters to show the degree of perfectionism and philological logic that were used to create verisimilitude, even for such lesser elements of Tolkien’s oeuvre.
Hyde, Paul Nolan
"A Philologist at the North Pole: J.R.R. Tolkien and The Father Christmas Letters,"
Mythlore: A Journal of J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and Mythopoeic Literature: Vol. 15
, Article 5.
Available at: https://dc.swosu.edu/mythlore/vol15/iss1/5
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