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An Evening in Tavrobel

An Evening in Tavrobel is a poem written by J.R.R. Tolkien and published in 1924 within the Leeds University Verse 1914-24 on page 56.[1] It was probably written a few years earlier, in 1916 or 1917. The poem recounts an evening in Tavrobel, a place beyond the rivers Gruir and Afros, where lived the elf Gilfanon.[2]

The poem has been reprinted in Three Early Poems (1991),[3] and in Amon Hen 242 (2013), together with commentary by Fernando Cid Lucas and Bernardo Santano Moreno.[2]

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  1. "Leeds University Verse 1916-1924", (accessed 29 July 2013)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Fernando Cid Lucas and Bernardo Santano Moreno, "El Poema An Evening in Tavrobel de J.R.R. Tolkien", in Amon Hen 242 (July 2013), pp. 16-17
  3. "Three Early Poems. 1991", (accessed 29 July 2013)