British medievalist, professor at Oxford.
a colleague of C. S. Lewis and a friend of Barfield's, he was the author of The Hobbit and The
Lord of the Rings.
Flieger's Splintered Light: Logos and Language in Tolkien's World and
Stephen Medcalf's "The
Language Learned of Elves: Owen Barfield, The Hobbit, and The Lord of