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Kortirion among the Trees

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'''''Kortirion among the Trees''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]].
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'''''Kortirion among the Trees''''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. Several versions of the poem exist, the earliest dating from November [[1915]]. In [[1937]], Tolkien undertook a major revision of the poem. The final version, entitled '''''The Trees of Kortirion''''', appears to have been composed "nearly half a century after" 1915.<ref>{{LT1|In}}, pp. 32-43</ref>
  
The poem was published in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]''.
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Three different versions of the poem were published in ''[[The Book of Lost Tales Part One]]'': a pre-1937 version, the 1937 revision, and the final version.
  
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*[http://www.tolkiensociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/Kortirion-among-trees-the-Trees-the-influence-of-Warwick-on-J.R.R.-Tolkien%E2%80%99s-vision-of-Middle-earth.pdf Kortirion among trees the Trees: the influence of Warwick on J.R.R. Tolkien's vision of Middle-earth] by Lynn Forest-Hill
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This article is about the poem. For the city, see Kortirion.

Kortirion among the Trees is a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien. Several versions of the poem exist, the earliest dating from November 1915. In 1937, Tolkien undertook a major revision of the poem. The final version, entitled The Trees of Kortirion, appears to have been composed "nearly half a century after" 1915.[1]

Three different versions of the poem were published in The Book of Lost Tales Part One: a pre-1937 version, the 1937 revision, and the final version.

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Book of Lost Tales Part One, "The Cottage of Lost Play": "Notes and Commentary", pp. 32-43