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The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary
 
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The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary [Kindle Edition]

Peter Gilliver , Jeremy Marshall , Edmund Weiner
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a valuable contribution to study of the OED itself....The Ring of Words successfully reunites the academic and creative aspects of Tolkien. (John Garth, TLS)

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Engaging book. Christopher Hirst, The Independent An intriguing exploration of Tolkien's career...which will delight the heart of 'Lord of the Rings' fans and word lovers. Bookgasm.com

About the Author

Peter Gilliver is an Associate Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and is also working on a history of the OED. Jeremy Marshall is an Associate Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary and co-author of Questions of English. Edmund Weiner is Deputy Chief Editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. He has written several books on English grammar and usage and teaches an annual course in the history of English.
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