Errors and Corrections

If you find usage or printing problems, factual errors, omissions, or other lapses, please send me the full information using the details on the Contact Page.

FIRST PRINTING, CLOTH, MARCH 2007

p. 12: But Havard was in fact a skilled and prolific writer.  He coauthored and published a number of medical research papers.
Problem:
accuracy
Correct:
But Havard was in fact an accomplished writer.  He coauthored and published a large number of medical research papers.

p. 12: Those who came to meetings uninvited were called gatecrashers.
Problem:
Quotation marks missing
Correct:
Those who came to meetings uninvited were called "gatecrashers."

p. 38: In vain.  I simply wasn't able. (Collected Poems 15).
Problem:
Extra period after the citation
Correct:
In vain.  I simply wasn't able. (Collected Poems 15)

p. 43, endnote 5: For an extended discussion of the mistaken notion that Lewis was the center of the Inklings, see my (forthcoming) article on the Inklings as a model of dialogical mode.
Problem:
Outdated information: article has now been published
Correct:
… see my article, “The Centre of the Inklings: Lewis? Williams? Barfield? Tolkien?”  Mythlore 26.1/2 (whole no. 100/101, Fall/Winter 2007): 29-39.

p. 44, endnote 16: The title means "Spartan having obtained" (D. King, Poet 347).
Problem:
factual error
Correct:
The title is an allusion to a Latin proverb, "Spartam nactus es; hanc exorna" [You have come to Sparta; make it beautiful], which was used in about the same sense as our "Do the best you can with what you have." (E. Thomas Veal, personal correspondence, 23 January 2007)

p. 59: Williams regularly sought suggestions, too, and on 21 June 1940, Charles Wiliams writes to tell his wife … .
Problem:
The first name is in the wrong place
Correct:
Charles Williams regularly sought suggestions, too, and on 21 June 1940, Wiliams writes to tell his wife … .

p. 74, endnote 22: emphasizing the extreme turmoil of the house and the constant, interruptions
Problem:
Extraneous comma after “constant”
Correct:
emphasizing the extreme turmoil of the house and the constant interruptions

p. 79: Each also regularly insists that he was influenced much more than the other.
Problem:
Extraneous word “regularly”
Correct:
Each also insists that he was influenced much more than the other.

p. 79: This is illustrated with particular clarity by the fact that many of the ideas expressed in his BLitt. thesis … .
Problem:
Extraneous period following “BLitt”
Correct:
This is illustrated with particular clarity by the fact that many of the ideas expressed in his BLitt thesis … .

p. 88: And he would say "Shut up Hugo. [claps hands] Come on Tollers."
Problem:
Two commas missing
Correct:
And he would say "Shut up, Hugo. [claps hands] Come on, Tollers."

p. 94, endnote 2: (Oral History Interview with Ruth Pitter, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett (23 July 1985), page 19.
Problem:
End parenthesis is missing
Correct:
(Oral History Interview with Ruth Pitter, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett (23 July 1985), page 19).

p. 95, endnote 4: (Oral History Interview with R. E. Havard, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett for the Marion E. Wade Center (26 July 1984), pages 19-20.
Problem:
Extraneous Parenthesis
Correct:
– Oral History Interview with R. E. Havard, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett for the Marion E. Wade Center (26 July 1984), pages 19-20.

p. 110: Tolkien began his work on The Lord of the Rings in 1937, and by then, the Inklings were meeting frequently.
Problem:
Extra comma after “then”
Correct:
Tolkien began his work on The Lord of the Rings in 1937, and by then the Inklings were meeting frequently

p. 112: Lewis said the word halting was "rubbish": "its echoes wove a halting spell" (325)
Problem:
Awkward line spacing after colon
Correct:
Lewis called halting "rubbish": "its echoes wove a halting spell" (325)

p. 116: 'Where art thou gone? The day is bare, the sunlight dark, and cold the air!' (183).
Problem:
Extraneous period at the end
Correct:
'Where art thou gone? The day is bare, the sunlight dark, and cold the air!' (183)

p. 120: But rather than writing it as a play, he spent the next year to trying to write it as a poem.
Problem:
Extraneous word: “to”
Correct:
But rather than writing it as a play, he spent the next year trying to write it as a poem.

p. 130, endnote 13: Tolkien frequently made changes, or refrained from making changes, in deference to his readers against his personal judgment.
Problem:
Lack of necessary punctuation
Correct:
Tolkien frequently made changes, or refrained from making changes, in deference to his readers, but against his personal judgment.

p. 133, endnote 45: As was noted in chapter 4, he had a somewhat uneasy relationship with Williams…
Problem:
Factual error: this information was edited out of chapter 4
Correct:
Many scholars have noted that he had a somewhat uneasy relationship with Williams.

p. 145: A number of projects were planned, but for one reason or another, they were never completed.
Problem:
Missing comma
Correct:
A number of projects were planned, but, for one reason or another, they were never completed.

p. 148: As was noted in chapter 1, Williams first came to Oxford … .
Problem:
Extraneous word “was”
Correct:
As noted in chapter 1, Williams first came to Oxford … .

p. 149: I am, if not a lean, at least a slippered pantaloon. All the best. Yours, Jack" (qtd. in Carpenter, Inklings 250).
Problem:
Newer primary source is available with changed punctuation
Correct:
I am, if not a lean, at least a slippered, pantaloon. All the best. Yours, Jack" (Collected Letters 3: 1381-2).

p. 152: Though J. R. R. Tolkien sometimes found this trait annoying, he quickly learned that Christopher’s attention to detail could be used to advantage.
Problem:
Awkward syntax
Correct:
Christopher’s attention to detail could be used to his advantage.

p. 157: announced his intention of voting for CDL on the ground that J had written Screwtape!"
Problem:
Confusing to have the single italicized capital letter J at the end of the line
Correct:
announced his intention of voting for CDL on the ground that [Jack] had written Screwtape!"

p. 160: As LeFevre points out, this is a delicate and difficult issue that deserves some attention
Problem:
Antecedent to "this" is unclear
Correct:
As LeFevre points out, attribution is a delicate and difficult issue that deserves some attention

p. 165, endnote 37: Chambers had just given a "portentously dull" guest lecture at Oxford
Problem:
Extraneous word “guest” left in
Correct:
Chambers had just given a "portentously dull" lecture at Oxford

p. 171: It is entirely characteristic of Lewis to start his story with an affectionate portrait of his friend, a traveler embarking on an uncertain, open-ended venture.
Problem
: Unclear--was Tolkien the traveler?
Correct:
It is entirely characteristic of Lewis to start his story with an affectionate portrait of his friend as a traveler embarking on an uncertain, open-ended venture.

p. 179: On the one hand, like much of Lewis's poetry, this poem was carefully crafted and painstakingly revised.
Problem:
Clumsy
Correct:
Like much of Lewis's poetry, this poem was carefully crafted and painstakingly revised.

p. 191: The concept of longing is a key part of Lewis's essay "The Weight of Glory," a key image in The Pilgrim's Regress," a key
theme
Problem:
Extraneous quotation mark
Correct:
The concept of longing is a key part of Lewis's essay "The Weight of Glory," a key image in The Pilgrim's Regress, a key theme

p. 201, endnote 13. the conversation between Puddleglum and the White Witch
Problem:
Factual error, wrong character is designated
Correct:
the conversation between Puddleglum and the Witch

p. 202, endnote 23: Lewis and Dyson apparently did not become friends until summer of 1930
Problem:
Missing word “the”
Correct:
Lewis and Dyson apparently did not become friends until the summer of 1930

p. 203, endnote 26: Christopher speculates that Lewis may have "heard the verse from Tolkien and quoted it in some public situation—and it was thereafter repeated as by him" (Clerihew" 269).
Problem:
Missing quotation mark
Correct:
Christopher speculates that Lewis may have "heard the verse from Tolkien and quoted it in some public situation—and it was thereafter repeated as by him" ("Clerihew" 269).

p. 204, endnote 35: (a pamphlet in the New Foundations series )
Problem:
There is an extra space after “series” and before end of parenthesis
Correct:
(a pamphlet in the New Foundations series)

p. 205, endnote 41: (qtd. in Priestman 62)
Problem:
An author's name should not be italicized in a citation
Correct:
(qtd. in Priestman 62)

p. 208: poetry had thrived at King Edward's School with the TCBS, so now
Problem:
Wrong word
Correct:
poetry had thrived at King Edward's School within the TCBS, so now

p. 211: Williams most collaborative work
Problem:
Missing possessive apostrophe and s
Correct:
Williams’s most collaborative work

p. 211: Lewis later thanked Green for his input, writing, … . (Green and Hooper 248).
Problem:
Incorrect citation, these are not Green and Hooper's words
Correct:
Lewis later thanked Green for his input, writing, … . (qtd. in Green and Hooper 248).

p. 212: Citation (Carpenter, Tolkien 101; Gulliver 174).
Problem: Citation should read "qtd"
Correct: (qtd. in Carpenter, Tolkien 101; Gulliver 174).

p. 213: One of his most important collaborators is Simonne d'Ardenne, a student who worked with him on her BLitt. Degree in Middle English.
Problem:
Extraneous period following “BLitt”
Correct:
One of his most important collaborators is Simonne d'Ardenne, a student who worked with him on her BLitt Degree in Middle English.

p. 214: For the Inklings, this included … writing poems about each another…
Problem:
Wrong word (“another” should be “other”)
Correct:
For the Inklings, this included … writing poems about each other…

p. 222: Tolkien uses three different images in his essay "On Fairy-Stories" that express three facets of this concept.
Problem:
Wrong word (“that” should be “which”)
Correct:
Tolkien uses three different images in his essay "On Fairy-Stories" which express three facets of this concept.

p. 226-27, endnote 5: Davidman reports, "We kicked a few ideas around till one came to life. Then we had another whiskey each and bounced it back and forth between us" (116).
Problem:
Reference is incomplete
Correct:
Davidman reports, "We kicked a few ideas around till one came to life. Then we had another whiskey each and bounced it back and forth between us" (qtd. in And God 116).

p. 227, endnote 12: Peter M. Gilliver's "At the Wordface" details Tolkien's work on the OED.
Problem:
Outdated information – this article is now a book
Correct:
Peter M. Gilliver's The Ring of Words details Tolkien's work on the OED

p. 227, endnote 12: His article includes several facsimiles
Problem:
Outdated information - article is now a book
Correct:
His book includes several facsimiles

p. 227, endnote 15: appendix A of T. A. Shippey's The Road to Middle-Earth.
Problem:
Capital E instead of lower case e
Correct:
appendix A of T. A. Shippey's The Road to Middle-earth.

p. 229, endnote 28: The fact that such a lengthy history has been carefully articulated, offers compelling testimony
Problem:
Extraneous comma after “articulated”
Correct:
The fact that such a lengthy history has been carefully articulated offers compelling testimony

p. 229, endnote 30: This perspective is also expressed memorably by Martin Luther King Jr.
Problem:
Missing comma after “King”
Correct:
This perspective is also expressed memorably by Martin Luther King, Jr.

p. 231: middle paragraph: Barfield's sole published play is Orpheus: A Poetic Drama, edited by John C. Ulreich Jr.
Problem:
Missing comma after “Ulreich”
Correct:
Barfield's sole published play is Orpheus: A Poetic Drama, edited by John Ulreich, Jr.

p. 232: Barfield's unpublished works include two novels (English People and Eager Spring), a play on Medea, and many poems, including the long poem, The Mother of Pegasus.
Problems:
Extraneous comma after “poem”
Correct:
Barfield's unpublished works include two novels (English People and Eager Spring), a play on Medea, and many poems, including the long poem The Mother of Pegasus.
UPDATE: Many of Barfield’s previously unpublished works, including Eager Spring and English People are currently being published by Barfield Press UK

p. 232: Studies for J. A.  W. Bennett, edited
Problem:
There appears to be an extra space between the “A.” and the “W.”
Correct:
Studies for J. A. W. Bennett, edited

p. 252: Adams, Hazard, ed. Critical Theory Since Plato. Rev. ed. …
Problem:
The original publication date is missing
Correct:
Adams, Hazard, ed. Critical Theory Since Plato. 1971. Rev. ed. …

p. 252: _______. "C.S. Lewis and Historicism." Man's "Natural Powers": Essays for and about C.S. Lewis. Ed. Raymond P. Tripp Jr. [Denver]: Society for New Language Study, [1975]. 1-8.
Problem:
Missing comma after “Tripp”
Correct:
_______. "C.S. Lewis and Historicism." Man's "Natural Powers": Essays for and about C.S. Lewis. Ed. Raymond P. Tripp, Jr. [Denver]: Society for New Language Study, [1975]. 1-8.

p. 252: _____. Lewis, Truth, and Imagination." Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis. 90-103.
Problem:
Extraneous period after title and before page numbers
Correct:
_____. Lewis, Truth, and Imagination." Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis 90-103.

p. 253: _______. "Night Operation." Hunter and Kranidas, 130-72.
Problem:
Extraneous comma
Correct:
_______. "Night Operation." Hunter and Kranidas 130-72.
UPDATE: This story has been now been published as a book by Barfield Press UK

p. 253: _____. "Some Reflections on The Great Divorce of C. S. Lewis." Rev. of The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis. Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis. 82-89.
Problem:
Extraneous period between title and page numbers 82-89
Correct:
_____. "Some Reflections on The Great Divorce of C. S. Lewis." Rev. of The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis. Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis 82-89.

p. 253: _____. Worlds Apart. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1963.
Problem:
Sub-title missing
Correct
: _____. Worlds Apart: A Dialogue of the 1960s. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1963.

p. 256: Como, James T., ed. Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. Rpt. of C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast table and Other Reminiscences. 1979.
Problem:
There is a period instead of comma between last two items
Correct:
Como, James T., ed. Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. Rpt. of C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast table and Other Reminiscences, 1979.

p. 257: _______. A Fish Dinner in Memison: Book 2, The Zimiamvian Trilogy. 1941. New York: Del Rey-Ballantine Books, 1978.
Problem:
The colon after “Memison” should be a period
Correct:
_______. A Fish Dinner in Memison. Book 2, The Zimiamvian Trilogy. 1941. New York: Del Rey-Ballantine Books, 1978.

p. 257: Dyson, H.V.D., and John Butt. Augustans and Romantics: 1689-1830. Introductions to English Literature 3. London: Cresset Press, 1961.
Problem:
Original publication date missing
Correct:
Dyson, H.V.D., and John Butt. Augustans and Romantics: 1689-1830. 1940. Introductions to English Literature 3. London: Cresset Press, 1961.

p. 257: Farrell, Michael P.Collaborative Circles: Friendship … .
Problem:
There appears to be no space between the letter “P.” and the beginning of the title
Correct:
Farrell, Michael P. Collaborative Circles: Friendship … .

p. 258: Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-Earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.
Problem:
Upper case E should be lower case e in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.

p. 258: Gibb, Jocelyn, ed. and Preface. Light on C.S. Lewis. Intro. Owen Barfield. 1965. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966. vi-viii
Problem:
Missing period at the end of the citation
Correct:
Gibb, Jocelyn, ed. and Preface. Light on C.S. Lewis. Intro. Owen Barfield. 1965. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966. vi-viii.

p. 258: Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-Earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.
Problem:
Upper case E instead of lower case in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.

p. 258: Gilliver, Peter M. "At the Wordface: J. R. R. Tolkien's Work on the Oxford English Dictionary." Reynolds and GoodKnight 173-86.

Problem: Updated information – this article is now a book

Correct: Gilliver, Peter M, Jeremy Marshall, and Edmund Weiner. The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

p. 259: Green, Roger Lancelyn. "Recollections." Amon Hen 44 (May 1980): 6-8.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
Green, Roger Lancelyn. "Recollections." Amon Hen 44. The Tolkien Society (May 1980): 6-8.

p. 260: Hunter, Jeanne Clayton, and Thomas Kranidas, eds. A Barfield Sampler: Poetry and Fiction
Problem:
Repeat of authors’ names from previous listing
Correct:
_____, eds. A Barfield Sampler: Poetry and Fiction

p. 261: _____. Hunting the Unicorn: A Critical Biography of Ruth Pitter. Kent, OH. Kent State University Press, forthcoming
Problem:
Publication date missing
Correct:
_____. Hunting the Unicorn: A Critical Biography of Ruth Pitter. Kent, OH. Kent State University Press, 2008

p. 262: _______. Collected Letters. Ed. Walter Hooper. 2 vols. to date. London: HarperCollins, 2000-2006.
Problem:
Information outdated
Correct:
_______. Collected Letters. Ed. Walter Hooper. 3 vols. London: HarperCollins, 2000-2007.

p. 265: Medcalf, Stephen. "The Athanasian Principle in Williams's Use of Images." Huttar and Schakel. 27-43.
Problem:
Extraneous period between author and page numbers
Correct:
Medcalf, Stephen. "The Athanasian Principle in Williams's Use of Images." Huttar and Schakel 27-43.

p. 266: Pavlac, Diana Lynne, ed. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Mythopoeic Society. Wheaton, IL: Mythcon 16, 1985.
Problem:
Repeat of author's name from previous listing
Correct:
_______, ed. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Anuual Convention of the Mythopoeic Society. Wheaton, IL: Mythcon 16, 1985.

p. 266: "Professor J. R. R. Tolkien." Obituary. Times [London] 3 Sept. 1973: 15. Rpt. in Salu and Farrell. 11-15.
Problem:
Extraneous period between authors' names and page numbers
Correct:
"Professor J. R. R. Tolkien." Obituary. Times [London] 3 Sept. 1973: 15. Rpt. in Salu and Farrell 11-15.

p. 267: _______. The Road to Middle-Earth. 1982. New ed. London: Grafton-HarperCollins. 1992.
Problem:
Upper case E instead of lower case e in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
_______. The Road to Middle-earth. 1982. New ed. London: Grafton-HarperCollins. 1992.

p. 267: _____. ". . . Future Publishing." Amon Hen 63 (Aug. 1983): 4.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
_____. ". . . Future Publishing." Amon Hen 63. The Tolkien Society (Aug. 1983): 4.

p. 267: _____. " 'Moria Gate' . . . Another Look." Amon Hen 70 (Nov. 1984): 3.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
_____. " 'Moria Gate' . . . Another Look." Amon Hen 70. The Tolkien Society (Nov. 1984): 3.

p. 268: _____. Letters from Father Christmas. Ed. Baillie Tolkien. 1995. Rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Enl. ed. of The Father Christmas Letters. 1976.
Problem:
Incorrect citation
Correct:
_____. Letters from Father Christmas. Ed. Baillie Tolkien. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Enl. ed. of The Father Christmas Letters. 1976. Mifflin. 2000.

p. 269: _____. "The Name 'Nodens.' " Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire. By R. E. M. Wheeler and T. V. Wheeler. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London 9. Oxford: Oxford University Press, for Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London, 1932. 132-37.
Problem:
Current publishing data was omitted
Correct:
_____. "The Name 'Nodens.' " Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire. By R. E. M. Wheeler and T. V. Wheeler. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London 9. Oxford: Oxford University Press, for Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London, 1932. 132-37. Also in Tolkien Studies 4 (2007): 177-83.

p. 270: Vine, W. E., Merrill F. Unger, and William White Jr. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1985.
Problem:
Comma missing after “White”
Correct:
Vine, W. E., Merrill F. Unger, and William White, Jr. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1985

p. 272: Williams, Michal. Appendix. "As I Remember Charles Williams." To Michal from Serge, 259-62.
Problem:
Author's name missing
Correct:
Williams, Michal. Appendix. "As I Remember Charles Williams." To Michal from Serge. By Charles Williams. 259-62.

p. 272: _______. To Michal from Serge, Letters from Charles Willams to His Wife, Florence, 1939-1945. Ed. and Introduction Roma A. King Jr. Kent OH: Kent State University Press, 2002.
Problem:
Missing two commas: after “King” and before “OH
Correct:
To Michal from Serge, Letters from Charles Williams to His Wife, Florence, 1939-1945. Ed. and Introduction Roma A King, Jr. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2002.

p. 282: Layamon, 159
Problem:
Wrong letter: should be a yodh
Correct:
La[yodh]amon, 159

Index

p. 274.2, entry for Barfield, Owen, sub-entry for reads JRRT’s work: change 165n32 to 164n32

p. 275.2, entry for Butt, John: delete duplicate 235

p. 277.2, entry for Davidman, Joy, sub-entry for influence on CSL: change 229n23 to 228n23

p. 279.1, entry for Farrer, Austin: change 229n23 to 228n23

p. 280.1, continued page header: delete “: and Coghill”

p. 280.2, entry for Havard, Robert E., sub-entry for on JRRT, change 165n32 to 164n32

p. 282.2, entry for Lewis, C.S., sub-entry for debater: change 76-70 to 76-77

p. 283.1, entry for Lewis, C.S., sub-entry for influences: change 229n23 to 228n23

p. 284.1, continued page header: change “Lewis, C.S.(cont.)” to “Lewis, C.S.: and J.R.R. Tolkien (cont.)”

p. 284.1, entry for Lewis, C.S. and Charles Williams, sub-entry for CW influences CSL: change 229n23 to 228n23

p. 284.2, entry for Lewis, Warren, sub-entry for praises JRRT: change 165n32 to 164n32

p. 286.2, entry for originality, sub-entry for lack of: change 229n23 to 228n23

p. 292.1, entry for Williams, Charles: change sub-entry “God, terms, for” by deleting second comma

SECOND PRINTING, SOFTCOVER, OCTOBER 2007

p. 12: But Havard was in fact a skilled and prolific writer.  He coauthored and published a number of medical research papers.
Problem:
accuracy
Correct:
But Havard was in fact an accomplished writer.  He coauthored and published a large number of medical research papers.

p. 12: Those who came to meetings uninvited were called gatecrashers.
Problem:
Quotation marks missing
Correct:
Those who came to meetings uninvited were called "gatecrashers."

p. 38: block quote poem: … In vain.  I simply wasn't able. (Collected Poems 15).
Problem:
Extra period after the citation
Correct:
… In vain.  I simply wasn't able. (Collected Poems 15)

p. 43, endnote 5: For an extended discussion of the mistaken notion that Lewis was the center of the Inklings, see my (forthcoming) article on the Inklings as a model of dialogical mode.
Problem:
Outdated information: article has now been published
Correct:
… see my article, “The Centre of the Inklings: Lewis? Williams? Barfield? Tolkien?”  Mythlore 26.1/2 (whole no. 100/101, Fall/Winter 2007): 29-39.

p. 44, endnote 16: The title means "Spartan having obtained" (D. King, Poet 347).
Problem:
factual error
Correct:
The title is an allusion to a Latin proverb, "Spartam nactus es; hanc exorna" [You have come to Sparta; make it beautiful], which was used in about the same sense as our "Do the best you can with what you have." (E. Thomas Veal, personal correspondence, 23 January 2007)

p. 59: Williams regularly sought suggestions, too, and on 21 June 1940, Charles Wiliams writes to tell his wife … .
Problem:
The first name is in the wrong place
Correct:
Charles Williams regularly sought suggestions, too, and on 21 June 1940, Wiliams writes to tell his wife … .

p. 74, endnote 22: the extreme turmoil of the house and the constant, interruptions
Problem:
Extraneous comma after “constant”
Correct:
the extreme turmoil of the house and the constant interruptions

p. 79: Each also regularly insists that he was influenced much more than the other.
Problem:
Extraneous word “regularly”
Correct:
Each also insists that he was influenced much more than the other.

p. 79: This is illustrated with particular clarity by the fact that many of the ideas expressed in his BLitt. thesis … .
Problem:
Extraneous period following “BLitt”
Correct:
This is illustrated with particular clarity by the fact that many of the ideas expressed in his BLitt thesis … .

p. 88: And he would say "Shut up Hugo. [claps hands] Come on Tollers."
Problem:
Two commas missing
Correct:
And he would say "Shut up, Hugo. [claps hands] Come on, Tollers."

p. 94, endnote 2: (Oral History Interview with Ruth Pitter, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett (23 July 1985), page 19.
Problem:
End parenthesis is missing
Correct:
(Oral History Interview with Ruth Pitter, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett (23 July 1985), page 19).

p. 95, endnote 4: (Oral History Interview with R. E. Havard, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett for the Marion E. Wade Center (26 July 1984), pages 19-20.
Problem:
End parenthesis is missing
Correct:
(Oral History Interview with R. E. Havard, conducted by Lyle W. Dorsett for the Marion E. Wade Center (26 July 1984), pages 19-20).

p. 110: Tolkien began his work on The Lord of the Rings in 1937, and by then, the Inklings were meeting frequently.
Problem:
Extra comma after “then”
Correct:
Tolkien began his work on The Lord of the Rings in 1937, and by then the Inklings were meeting frequently.

p. 112: Lewis said the word halting was "rubbish": "its echoes wove a halting spell" (325)
Problem:
Awkward line spacing after colon
Correct:
Lewis called halting "rubbish": "its echoes wove a halting spell" (325)

p. 116: 'Where art thou gone? The day is bare, the sunlight dark, and cold the air!' (183).

Problem: Extraneous period at the end
Correct:
'Where art thou gone? The day is bare, the sunlight dark, and cold the air!' (183)

p. 130, endnote 13: Tolkien frequently made changes, or refrained from making changes, in deference to his readers against his personal judgment.
Problem:
Lack of necessary punctuation
Correct:
Tolkien frequently made changes, or refrained from making changes, in deference to his readers, but against his personal judgment.

p. 133, endnote 45: As was noted in chapter 4, he had a somewhat uneasy relationship with Williams…
Problem:
Factual error: this section was edited out of chapter 4
Correct:
Many scholars have noted that he had a somewhat uneasy relationship with Williams.

p. 145: A number of projects were planned, but for one reason or another, they were never completed.
Problem:
Missing comma after “but”
Correct:
A number of projects were planned, but, for one reason or another, they were never completed.

p. 148: As was noted in chapter 1, Williams first came to Oxford
Problem:
Extraneous word (“was”)
Correct:
As noted in chapter 1, Williams first came to Oxford

p. 149: I am, if not a lean, at least a slippered pantaloon. All the best. Yours, Jack" (qtd. in Carpenter, Inklings 250).
Problem:
Primary source now available; punctuation change
Correct:
I am, if not a lean, at least a slippered, pantaloon. All the best. Yours, Jack" (Collected Letters 3: 1381-2).

p. 157: announced his intention of voting for CDL on the ground that J had written Screwtape!"
Problem:
Confusing to have the single italicized capital letter “J” at the end of the line
Correct:
announced his intention of voting for CDL on the ground that [Jack] had written Screwtape!"

p. 160: As LeFevre points out, this is a delicate and difficult issue that deserves some attention
Problem:
Antecedent "this" is unclear
Correct:
As LeFevre points out, attribution is a delicate and difficult issue that deserves some attention

p. 165, endnote 37: Chambers had just given a "portentously dull" guest lecture at Oxford
Problem:
Extraneous word “guest”
Correct:
Chambers had just given a "portentously dull" lecture at Oxford

p. 171: It is entirely characteristic of Lewis to start his story with an affectionate portrait of his friend, a traveler embarking on an uncertain, open-ended venture.
Problem
: Unclear--was Tolkien the traveler?
Correct:
It is entirely characteristic of Lewis to start his story with an affectionate portrait of his friend as a traveler embarking on an uncertain, open-ended venture.

p. 179: On the one hand, like much of Lewis's poetry, this poem was carefully crafted and painstakingly revised.
Problem:
Clumsy
Correct:
Like much of Lewis's poetry, this poem was carefully crafted and painstakingly revised.

p. 191: The concept of longing is a key part of Lewis's essay "The Weight of Glory," a key image in The Pilgrim's Regress," a key theme
Problem:
Extraneous quotation mark following “Regress”
Correct:
The concept of longing is a key part of Lewis's essay "The Weight of Glory," a key image in The Pilgrim's Regress, a key theme

p. 201, endnote 13: the conversation between Puddleglum and the White Witch
Problem:
Factual error; wrong character is designated
Correct:
the conversation between Puddleglum and the Witch

p. 202, endnote 23: Lewis and Dyson apparently did not become friends until summer of 1930
Problem:
Missing word (“the”)
Correct:
Lewis and Dyson apparently did not become friends until the summer of 1930

p. 203, endnote 26: Christopher speculates that Lewis may have "heard the verse from Tolkien and quoted it in some public situation—and it was thereafter repeated as by him" (Clerihew" 269).
Problem:
Missing quotation mark in front of “Clerihew”
Correct:
Christopher speculates that Lewis may have "heard the verse from Tolkien and quoted it in some public situation—and it was thereafter repeated as by him" ("Clerihew" 269).

p. 204, endnote 35: (a pamphlet in the New Foundations series )
Problem:
Extra space after the word “series” before end of parenthesis
Correct:
(a pamphlet in the New Foundations series)

p. 205, endnote 41: (qtd. in Priestman 62)
Problem:
An author's name should not be italicized in a citation
Correct:
(qtd. in Priestman 62)

p. 208: poetry had thrived at King Edward's School with the TCBS, so now
Problem:
Wrong word (“with”)
Correct:
poetry had thrived at King Edward's School within the TCBS, so now

p. 211: Lewis later thanked Green for his input, writing, … . (Green and Hooper 248).
Problem:
Incorrect citation; these are not Green and Hooper's words
Correct:
Lewis later thanked Green for his input, writing, … . (qtd. in Green and Hooper 248).

p. 212 (Carpenter, Tolkien 101; Gilliver 174)

Problem: inaccurate citation

Correct: (qtd in Carpenter, Tolkien 101; Gilliver 174)

in Carpenter...

p. 213: One of his most important collaborators is Simonne d'Ardenne, a student who worked with him on her BLitt. Degree in Middle English.
Problem:
Extraneous period following “BLitt”
Correct:
One of his most important collaborators is Simonne d'Ardenne, a student who worked with him on her BLitt Degree in Middle English.

p. 214: For the Inklings, this included … writing poems about each another…
Problem:
Wrong word (“another”)
Correct:
For the Inklings, this included … writing poems about each other…

p. 222: Tolkien uses three different images in his essay "On Fairy-Stories" that express three facets of this concept.
Problem:
Wrong word (“that”)
Correct:
Tolkien uses three different images in his essay "On Fairy-Stories" which express three facets of this concept.

p. 227, endnote 12: Peter M. Gilliver's "At the Wordface" details Tolkien's work on the OED.
Problem:
Outdated information; this article is now a book
Correct:
Peter M. Gilliver's The Ring of Words details Tolkien's work on the OED

p. 227, endnote 12: His article includes several facsimiles
Problem:
Outdated information; article is now a book
Correct:
His book includes several facsimiles

p. 227, endnote 15: Four of these poems (three in Old English and one in Gothic) have been reprinted with translations in appendix A of T. A. Shippey's The Road to Middle-Earth.
Problem:
Upper case E instead of lower case e in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
Four of these poems (three in Old English and one in Gothic) have been reprinted with translations in appendix A of T. A. Shippey's The Road to Middle-earth.

p. 229, endnote 28: The fact that such a lengthy history has been carefully articulated, offers compelling testimony to Tolkien's view of story in general, and this story in particular.
Problem:
Extraneous comma after “articulated”
Correct:
The fact that such a lengthy history has been carefully articulated offers compelling testimony to Tolkien's view of story in general, and this story in particular.

p. 229, endnote 30: This perspective is also expressed memorably by Martin Luther King Jr.
Problem:
Missing comma after “King”
Correct:
This perspective is also expressed memorably by Martin Luther King, Jr.

p. 231: Barfield's sole published play is Orpheus: A Poetic Drama, edited by John C. Ulreich Jr.
Problem:
Missing comma after “Ulreich”
Correct:
Barfield's sole published play is Orpheus: A Poetic Drama, edited by John Ulreich, Jr.

p. 232: Barfield's unpublished works include two novels (English People and Eager Spring), a play on Medea, and many poems, including the long poem, The Mother of Pegasus.
Problems:
Extraneous comma after “poem”
Correct:
Barfield's unpublished works include two novels (English People and Eager Spring), a play on Medea, and many poems, including the long poem The Mother of Pegasus.
UPDATE: Many of Barfield’s previously unpublished works, including English People and Eager Spring are currently being published by Barfield Press UK

p. 232: second to last line: Studies for J. A.  W. Bennett, edited
Problem:
There appears to be an extra space between the initial A. and the initial W.
Correct:
Studies for J. A. W. Bennett, edited

p. 252: Adams, Hazard, ed. Critical Theory Since Plato. Rev. ed.
Problem:
Original publication date missing
Correct:
Adams, Hazard, ed. Critical Theory Since Plato. 1971. Rev. ed.

p. 252: _______. "C.S. Lewis and Historicism." Man's "Natural Powers": Essays for and about C.S. Lewis. Ed. Raymond P. Tripp Jr. [Denver]: Society for New Language Study, [1975]. 1-8.
Problem:
Missing comma after “Tripp”
Correct:
_______. "C.S. Lewis and Historicism." Man's "Natural Powers": Essays for and about C.S. Lewis. Ed. Raymond P. Tripp, Jr. [Denver]: Society for New Language Study, [1975]. 1-8.

p. 252: _____. Lewis, Truth, and Imagination." Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis. 90-103.
Problem:
Extraneous period after title and before page numbers
Correct:
_____. Lewis, Truth, and Imagination." Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis  90-103.

p. 253: _______. "Night Operation." Hunter and Kranidas, 130-72.
Problem:
Extraneous comma between author and page numbers
Correct:
_______. "Night Operation." Hunter and Kranidas 130-72.

p. 253: _____. "Some Reflections on The Great Divorce of C. S. Lewis." Rev. of The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis. Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis. 82-89.
Problem:
Extraneous period between title and page numbers
Correct:
_____. "Some Reflections on The Great Divorce of C. S. Lewis." Rev. of The Great Divorce, by C. S. Lewis. Owen Barfield on C. S. Lewis 82-89.

p. 253: _____. Worlds Apart. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1963.
Problem:
Sub-title is missing
Correct
: _____. Worlds Apart: A Dialogue of the 1960s. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1963.

p. 256: Como, James T., ed. Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. Rpt. of C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast table and Other Reminiscences. 1979.
Problem:
Period between last two items should be a comma
Correct:
Como, James T., ed. Remembering C. S. Lewis: Recollections of Those Who Knew Him. San Francisco: Ignatius Press, 2005. Rpt. of C. S. Lewis at the Breakfast table and Other Reminiscences, 1979.

p. 257: _______. A Fish Dinner in Memison: Book 2, The Zimiamvian Trilogy. 1941. New York: Del Rey-Ballantine Books, 1978.
Problem:
Colon after “Memison” should be a period
Correct:
_______. A Fish Dinner in Memison. Book 2, The Zimiamvian Trilogy. 1941. New York: Del Rey-Ballantine Books, 1978.

p. 257: Dyson, H.V.D., and John Butt. Augustans and Romantics: 1689-1830. Introductions to English Literature 3. London: Cresset Press, 1961.
Problem:
Original publication date and revision data missing
Correct:
Dyson, H.V.D., and John Butt. Augustans and Romantics: 1689-1830. 1940. Introductions to English Literature 3. 3rd rev. ed.  London: Cresset Press, 1961.

p. 257: Farrell, Michael P.Collaborative Circles: Friendship … .
Problem:
There appears to be no space between the initial P. and the beginning of the title
Correct:
Farrell, Michael P. Collaborative Circles: Friendship … .

p. 258: Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-Earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.
Problem:
Upper case E instead of lower case in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
Foster, Robert. A Guide to Middle-earth. New York: Ballantine Books, 1971.

p. 258: Gibb, Jocelyn, ed. and Preface. Light on C.S. Lewis. Intro. Owen Barfield. 1965. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966. vi-viii
Problem:
Period missing at end of citation
Correct:
Gibb, Jocelyn, ed. and Preface. Light on C.S. Lewis. Intro. Owen Barfield. 1965. New York: Harcourt, Brace and World, 1966. vi-viii.

p. 258: Gilliver, Peter M. "At the Wordface: J. R. R. Tolkien's Work on the Oxford English Dictionary." Reynolds and GoodKnight 173-86.
Problem:
Updated information; article is now a book
Correct:
Gilliver, Peter M, Jeremy Marshall, and Edmund Weiner. The Ring of Words: Tolkien and the Oxford English Dictionary. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2006.

p. 259: Green, Roger Lancelyn. "Recollections." Amon Hen 44 (May 1980): 6-8.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
Green, Roger Lancelyn. "Recollections." Amon Hen 44. The Tolkien Society (May 1980): 6-8.

p. 260: Hunter, Jeanne Clayton, and Thomas Kranidas, eds. A Barfield Sampler: Poetry and Fiction
Problem:
Repeat of authors’ names from previous listing
Correct:
_____, eds. A Barfield Sampler: Poetry and Fiction

p. 261: _____. Hunting the Unicorn: A Critical Biography of Ruth Pitter. Kent, OH. Kent State University Press, forthcoming
Problem:
Publication date is missing
Correct:
_____. Hunting the Unicorn: A Critical Biography of Ruth Pitter. Kent, OH. Kent State University Press, 2008

p. 262: _______. Collected Letters. Ed. Walter Hooper. 2 vols. to date. London: HarperCollins, 2000-2006.
Problem:
Information is outdated
Correct:
_______. Collected Letters. Ed. Walter Hooper. 3 vols. London: HarperCollins, 2000-2007.

p. 265: Medcalf, Stephen. "The Athanasian Principle in Williams's Use of Images." Huttar and Schakel. 27-43.
Problem:
Extraneous period between author and page numbers
Correct:
Medcalf, Stephen. "The Athanasian Principle in Williams's Use of Images." Huttar and Schakel 27-43.

p. 266: Pavlac, Diana Lynne, ed. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Mythopoeic Society. Wheaton, IL: Mythcon 16, 1985.
Problem:
Repeat of author's name from previous listing
Correct:
_______, ed. Proceedings of the Sixteenth Annual Convention of the Mythopoeic Society. Wheaton, IL: Mythcon 16, 1985.

p. 266: "Professor J. R. R. Tolkien." Obituary. Times [London] 3 Sept. 1973: 15. Rpt. in Salu and Farrell. 11-15.
Problem:
Extraneous period between authors' names and page numbers
Correct:
"Professor J. R. R. Tolkien." Obituary. Times [London] 3 Sept. 1973: 15. Rpt. in Salu and Farrell 11-15.

p. 267: _______. The Road to Middle-Earth. 1982. New ed. London: Grafton-HarperCollins. 1992.
Problem:
Upper case E instead of lower case in “Middle-earth”
Correct:
_______. The Road to Middle-earth. 1982. New ed. London: Grafton-HarperCollins. 1992.

p. 267: _____. ". . . Future Publishing." Amon Hen 63 (Aug. 1983): 4.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
_____. ". . . Future Publishing." Amon Hen 63. The Tolkien Society (Aug. 1983): 4.

p. 267: _____. " 'Moria Gate' . . . Another Look." Amon Hen 70 (Nov. 1984): 3.
Problem:
Publishing information omitted
Correct:
_____. " 'Moria Gate' . . . Another Look." Amon Hen 70. The Tolkien Society (Nov. 1984): 3.

p. 268: _____. Letters from Father Christmas. Ed. Baillie Tolkien. 1995. Rev. ed. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Enl. ed. of The Father Christmas Letters. 1976.
Problem:
Incorrect citation
Correct:
_____. Letters from Father Christmas. Ed. Baillie Tolkien. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1999. Enl. ed. of The Father Christmas Letters. 1976.
Mifflin. 2000.

p. 269: _____. "The Name 'Nodens.' " Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire. By R. E. M. Wheeler and T. V. Wheeler. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London 9. Oxford: Oxford University Press, for Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London, 1932. 132-37.
Problem:
Current publishing data available
Correct:
_____. "The Name 'Nodens.' " Report on the Excavation of the Prehistoric, Roman, and Post-Roman Site in Lydney Park, Gloucestershire. By R. E. M. Wheeler and T. V. Wheeler. Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London 9. Oxford: Oxford University Press, for Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, London, 1932. 132-37. Also in Tolkien Studies 4 (2007): 177-83.

p. 270: Vine, W. E., Merrill F. Unger, and William White Jr. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1985.
Problem:
Comma missing after “White”
Correct:
Vine, W. E., Merrill F. Unger, and William White, Jr. Vine's Complete Expository Dictionary of Old and New Testament Words. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, 1985.

p. 272: _______. To Michal from Serge, Letters from Charles Williams to His Wife, Florence, 1939-1945. Ed. and Introduction Roma A. King Jr. Kent OH: Kent State University Press, 2002.
Problem:
two commas missing: following “King” and before “OH
Correct:
To Michal from Serge, Letters from Charles Williams to His Wife, Florence, 1939-1945. Ed. and Introduction Roma A King, Jr. Kent, OH: Kent State University Press, 2002.

Index

p. 275.2: entry for Butt, John, 25n37, 212, 227n10, 235, 235
Correct:
entry for Butt, John, 25n37, 212, 227n10, 235

p. 277.2: entry for Davidman, Joy, sub-entry for influence on CSL, 122, 229n23
Correct:
entry for Davidman, Joy, sub-entry for influence on CSL, 122, 228n23

p. 279.1: entry for Farrer, Austin, 229n23
Correct:
entry for Farrer, Austin, 228n23

p. 280.1: continued page header: Green, Roger Lancelyn: and Coghill (cont.)
Correct:
Green, Roger Lancelyn (cont.)

p. 283.1: entry for Lewis, C.S., sub-entry for influences, 44n12, 58, 64, 229n23
Correct:
entry for Lewis, C.S., sub-entry for influences, 44n12, 58, 64, 228n23

p. 284.1: entry for Lewis, C.S. and Charles Williams, sub-entry for CW influences CSL, 58, 90-91, 202n16, 229n23
Correct:
entry for Lewis, C.S. and Charles Williams, sub-entry for CW influences CSL, 58, 90-91, 202n16, 228n23

p. 286.2: entry for originality, sub-entry for lack of, 216, 229n23
Correct:
entry for originality, sub-entry for lack of, 216, 228n23

p. 292.1: entry for Williams, Charles, sub-entry “God, terms, for”
Correct:
entry for Williams, Charles, sub-entry “God, terms for”

Contributors

Contributors to this list of addenda and corrigenda: David Bratman, Josh Long, Linda Spitser, and Tom Veal. The current winner of the Gwaihir Prize for Eagle-eyed Editing goes to Linda S. Spitser.