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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 8:12 pm 
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As the great John Garth notes in his blog (among several other places), 100 years ago today J.R.R. Tolkien wrote the very first piece of what became his great legendarium, a poem called ‘The Voyage of Éarendel the Evening Star’.

Middle-earth Turns 100

100 years of Middle-earth

I particularly look forward to John's extended piece in Tolkien Studies 11. But in the meanwhile.

:birthday: to Tolkien's legendarium.

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 24, 2014 10:56 pm 
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:cheers: The very first of many notable centenaries to come!

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― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King


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:cheers: It feels older.

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 06, 2014 7:25 pm 
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That's because it's roots run deep. Very deep.

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