. . . is taking place this week in the Bodleian Library. In fact it started today; a major new exhibition of J.R.R.T.'s manuscripts, artwork, and associated items (like his iconic pipe). A full catalogue will be out in a month or two, as well as a shorter, simpler version for those a little less deeply invested in all thing Tolkienian. Wish I cd be there!
Here's a piece in today's GUARDIAN that gives a basis overview:
And here's a brief mention* of the special lectures that accompany the exhibition and turn it into an event:
I'd love to hear an account of how it all goes.
rather busy day
2 days ago