By Ross Smith
Tolkien's perspectives on language, although by no means released as a formalised idea, have been in a few features really 'heretic' (to use Tom Shippey's time period) and appeared to fly into the face of 'established' linguistic thought - such a lot particularly his perception of 'native (hereditary) language' and, on the topic of it, the assumption of 'linguistic aesthetic' and 'phonetic fitness'. regrettably, this point of Tolkien's linguistic paintings has, as but, now not got the eye it merits and Ross Smith is likely one of the first Tolkien students to enquire the query of Tolkien's place on language vis-a-vis the then (and even now) dominant tenet(s) in a few intensity. this can be a moment, revised version.
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