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J.R.R. Tolkien's Father Christmas Letters

Event Type: Presentation / Discussion
Age Group(s): Adult, Teens
Date: 12/17/2013
Start Time: 7:00 PM
End Time: 8:00 PM
Description:
 Renowned Tolkien scholar Janet Croft brings a presentation on the Father Christmas letters. J.R.R. Tolkien wrote letters to his four children in the persona of Father Christmas for over twenty years. Croft will read a selection of the letters illustrated with slides of Tolkienís own drawings and paintings, and talk about some British Christmas customs and how some of the characters and situations in the letters made their way into his other writings. A Christmas gift for the Tolkien fan!
Library: Moore    Driving Directions
Location: Room B
Contact: Jackie Kropp
Presenter: Janet Croft
Status: Closed


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