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Old 05-24-2013, 04:13 PM   #10
William Cloud Hicklin
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Originally Posted by davem View Post
Any reference to Williams' Arthurian poems in the book? I've often wondered if one reason Tolkien left FoA was because of Taliesin Through Logres. Apparently Tolkien dropped FoA around 1937 & 'Taliesin' was published in 1938. Lewis & Williams were corresponding from, what, 1936 so would he have read TTL & made Tolkien aware of it?

Or is this all covered in the book?
Tolkien had never met Williams at the time Arthur was written (1933-34)
The entire plot of The Lord of the Rings could be said to turn on what Sauron didnít know, and when he didnít know it.
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