Remaining Unpublished Tolkien Works; Rare Poem Link

Extollager

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I gather that there remain at least these items:

1.A rumored translation of Beowulf
2."The Bovadium Fragments," a satire about the industrialization of Oxford
3."Sellic Spell," a poem that may have appeared in an obscure magazine

A fine Tolkien poem has somehow not been reprinted in a book since its appearance in an obscure journal. You can read "The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun" here:

Tolkien's The Notion Club Papers: The Lay of Aotrou and Itroun - JRR Tolkien
 

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“The End of Bovadium” is now the only one of those three items not yet published. “Sellic Spell” is in the recent Tolkien Beowulf book. The Lay of Aoutrou and Itroun is available in book form. It’s an eldritch poem.

There seems to be a children’s story called “The Orgog.”

Perhaps there will be more letters published, and, maybe years from now, JRRT’s diary.
 
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