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'''Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]] first published in January 1923 within The Gryphon magazine, Vol. 3, No. 3, pg. 345. The poem is reprinted in [[Douglas A. Anderson]]'s [[The Annoated Hobbit]] and it was also published in a revised form in the Oxford Magazine in March 1937 as well as within [[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil]] in 1916 as [[The Hoard]]. Both the 1923 and 1937 versions were then published in [[Beowulf and the Critics]] in 2002 along with two other intermediate versions.
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'''Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden''' is a poem by [[J.R.R. Tolkien]]. The [[Old English]] title of the poem is taken from a line of verse contained within ''[[Beowulf]]'', which in modern English reads: "the gold of men of long ago enmeshed in enchantment" (l. 3052).<ref>{{L|235}}</ref>
  
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The poem was published by Tolkien in three different versions. The first version was published in January [[1923]] within ''The Gryphon'' (n.s.4, no.4) as "Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden". A heavily revised version, although bearing the same title, was then published in the ''Oxford Magazine'' 55, no.15 ([[4 March]] [[1937]]). The third version, differing little from the second but bearing the title "[[The Hoard]]", was finally published in ''[[The Adventures of Tom Bombadil|The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book]]'' in [[1962]].
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The original 1923 version was reprinted in in [[Douglas A. Anderson]]'s ''[[The Annotated Hobbit]]''. Both the 1923 and 1937 versions were reprinted in ''[[Beowulf and the Critics]]'' in 2002 along with one intermediate version.<ref>{{CG|RG}}, p. 383</ref>
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* [[Index:Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien|Poems by J.R.R. Tolkien]]
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Revision as of 12:05, 13 March 2012

Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden is a poem by J.R.R. Tolkien. The Old English title of the poem is taken from a line of verse contained within Beowulf, which in modern English reads: "the gold of men of long ago enmeshed in enchantment" (l. 3052).[1]

The poem was published by Tolkien in three different versions. The first version was published in January 1923 within The Gryphon (n.s.4, no.4) as "Iúmonna Gold Galdre Bewunden". A heavily revised version, although bearing the same title, was then published in the Oxford Magazine 55, no.15 (4 March 1937). The third version, differing little from the second but bearing the title "The Hoard", was finally published in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil and Other Verses from the Red Book in 1962.

The original 1923 version was reprinted in in Douglas A. Anderson's The Annotated Hobbit. Both the 1923 and 1937 versions were reprinted in Beowulf and the Critics in 2002 along with one intermediate version.[2]

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References

  1. J.R.R. Tolkien; Humphrey Carpenter, Christopher Tolkien (eds.), The Letters of J.R.R. Tolkien, Letter 235, (dated 6 December 1961)
  2. Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull (2006), The J.R.R. Tolkien Companion and Guide: II. Reader's Guide, p. 383