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Undated manuscripts and typescripts 'Early Work', [1940s], n.d.

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MS. Eng. c. 3925

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From a folder, comprising:
  1. (fols. 1-41) The first of two typescripts loosely inserted into black notebook boards, an incomplete draft of a play with characters John, Jocasta and Godfrey, annotated throughout by Ronald Lloyd Jones
  2. (fols. 42-68) The second of two typescripts loosely inserted into black notebook boards, two chapters of a novel(?) beginning, 'Opinion, observed Sweeney'
  3. (fols. 71-86) The first of three manuscript essays, 'The Modern Detective Novel'
  4. (fols. 87-9) The second of three manuscript essays, 'Gray on Wagner';
  5. (fols. 90-2) The third of three manuscript essays, Alice and the Nature of Comedy [incomplete]
  6. (fols. 93-100) The first of two incomplete manuscript drafts of novels or stories beginning, 'I have not forgotten the day when John Murchison first came to Hartford Basin'
  7. (fols. 93-102) The second of two incomplete manuscript drafts of novels or stories, beginning 'Gervase Fen came to Lanthorn House'; and
  8. (fols. 103-12) an amended fair copy manuscript of a Biblical play, apparently in the hand of Philip Larkin, 'The Murder of Sisera', n.d. [1940s?]

Dates

  • [1940s], n.d.

Extent

112 Leaves

Shelfmark

MS. Eng. c. 3925

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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