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Literary papers and lectures, 1938-1945, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 2719/2

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  1. (fols. 77-95) fourteen sets of holograph lecture notes, some of which formed the basis of a lecture series 'The Christian Idea in Literature', delivered in 1938-1939 [continues from fols. 1-76 above]
  2. (fols. 96-114) 'The Recovery of Spiritual Initiative', two versions of a lecture, 1940, 1946, given at St. Hilda's College, 2 Oct 1940
  3. (fols. 115-123) 'Julius Caesar: Shakespeare's Political Views', text of a radio script for Overseas Broadcast, 2 Nov 1944, amended by Raymond Hunt
  4. (fols. 124-127) two lists of lectures, 'Metaphysical Tradition in English Literature' and (fols. 126-127) an untitled list of ten lectures on Shakespeare, n.d.
  5. (fols. 128-145) introduction to The English Poems of John Milton (Oxford, 1940), with holograph amendments and printer's notes
  6. (fols. 146-147) 'During the First Introduction', holograph poems and carbon typescript, 1939
  7. (fol. 148) 'Prelude', duplicated typescript poem, 1939
  8. (fols. 149-150) prayer written for Evelyn Underhill, 1941, with a covering note by Phyllis M. Potter
  9. (fols. 151-152) 'Dinadan's Song', poem, n.d.
  10. (fols. 153-160) 'Notes for C.S. Lewis. Taliessin through Logres', n.d.
  11. (fols. 161-162) 'The Virgin Mary praying to herself', duplicated typescript poem, n.d.
  12. (fols. 163-165) 'The Order [/Company] of the Co-inherence', two versions of the promulgation, 1939, 1943
  13. (fols. 166-167) lithograph of Charles Williams by Anne Spalding, c.1939-1945


  • 1938-1945, n.d.


91 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 2719/2

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