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Manuscripts of essays, articles, and two poems, c.1920s-1950, n.d.

MS. 12211/58
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In folder 1 there is a handwritten index of the contents of this box. Comprises manuscript drafts of the following pieces:

(folder 1) Comprises:

  1. 'Epitaph on George Moore', n.d.
  2. The preface to Samuel Courtauld's Papers, summer 1948
  3. 'The Death of Words', 1945
  4. A poem titled 'The Tinker's Bride', n.d.
  5. 'England In Prison', 7 Jul 1946
  6. 'The Prospect of the Novel', n.d.
  7. A poem titled 'A Moment in Childhood', n.d.
  8. An untitled speech delivered by [John] Gielgud, Theatre Royal Haymarket, 1934
  9. Manuscript and typescript drafts of 'Hommage à Valery', May 1945
  10. An article for Menander's Mirror, titled 'This Spring: Letters to a Future Historian', 7 Jul 1944

(folder 2) Comprises:

  1. Preface to 'Fontaine', with an attached letter addressed to Aniré Gide, Nov 1943
  2. A copy labelled 'original MSS.' of 'Creative Imagination', 25 Nov 1936
  3. 'The Plays of Robert Bridges', c.1920s
  4. 'Literature and the Sea', 1950
  5. 'The Word Academic', 1950
  6. 'Introduction to Tâches D'Encore', 1949
  7. 'The Independence of Writers', 1948, 1949
  8. Two drafts of 'Turgenev's First Love', 1947


  • Creation: c.1920s-1950, n.d.


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 12211/58

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom