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Various typescripts of unpublished later work, 1932-1956

Dep. c. 320/1
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Includes annotated typescript drafts of:

  1. A review of Laurence Whistler's Armed October and Other Poems (1932).
  2. 'Lecture on Poetry' given to London teachers, 1937; lectures on George V and Edward Marsh, 1937; and on 'English Poetry', 1935-1936.
  3. A poem for the 'National Service for Seafarers' in St Paul's [1937], with notes.
  4. An essay on ships and seafaring, n.d.
  5. Poems written for the coronation of George VI and Queen Elizabeth, 1937.
  6. A lecture on Keats and Shelley for the Poetry Society, 1945.
  7. Lectures on Shakespeare's theatre and style, n.d.
  8. Essays on Edward Seago and George du Maurier, n.d.
  9. A late narrative poem entitled the 'Tewkesbury Scrap', n.d.
  10. Essays or lectures on John Fletcher, n.d.
  11. 'Lines for the Hundredth Anniversary of the Birth of George Bernard Shaw', c. 1956.

Also includes autograph and typescript drafts of:

  1. An unpublished adventure novel entitled 'Castaway', with various revisions and scraps in envelopes, 1950.
  2. A late narrative poem on the hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Bernard Shaw, [1956].
  3. Work on Elizabethan theatre, mainly the playwrights Beaumont and Fletcher, [?1953].


  • Creation: 1932-1956


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


Dep. c. 320/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom