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Reading Perilous and Fair: Women in the Works and Life of J. R. R. Tolkien, eds. Janet Brennan Croft and Leslie A. Donovan, I came across this fascinating snippet in John D. Rateliffe's essay, "The Missing Women: J. R. R. Tolkien’s Lifelong Support for Women’s Higher Education":




The exact quote is that Renault's card was "perhaps the piece of 'Fan-mail' that gives me most pleasure". Considering how much fa mail he must have had, that is a very strong statement indeed.

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huskyteer
Jan. 10th, 2016 08:27 pm (UTC)
I went to St Hugh's and I had no idea there was a Tolkien connection. You've made me strangely happy.
trepkos
Jan. 11th, 2016 08:23 am (UTC)
Good to know!
uglychicken
Jan. 11th, 2016 10:42 pm (UTC)
This really, really pleases me.
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