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War of the Jewels (WJ)

The eleventh book in the History of Middle-earth series. It discusses the development of the second half of The Silmarillion and some other writing from the same period. Of particular interested is the lengthy Quendi and Eldar essay from 1959-60 discussing the origin of the names Elves used for themselves, with extensive linguistic notes on this and other topics.

Needs Review.