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Poems 1960s, including Solstices and The Burning Perch , 1961-1963; n.d.

MS. 10641/21

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TSS. and MSS. version of,, and papers relating to, MacNeice's 1940s and 1950s poems:
  1. Folder 1: TSS. and carbon TSS. of poems from Solstices, very few with MS. corrections or autographed, c.1961. Also includes some MS. drafts of poems from, and MS. and TS. of the frontispiece of, Solstices.
  2. Folder 2: TSS. and carbon TSS. of poems, with manuscript comments and corrections, under the working title 'Round the Corner' (to become The Burning Perch), n.d. [1963]. Also includes list of poems and MS. of introduction for, and paste-up of frontispiece and a proof copy with MS. corrections of, The Burning Perch, 1963.
  3. Folder 3: Galley proofs of Flower Show [ New Statesman], Constant [ The Observer?] and This is the Life [ New Statesman] n.d. [early 1960s]; MS. of Thalassa [1963]; TSS. and carbon MSS. of Cavalry, Ghana, Henry and Mary, Outing from Singapore and The Move, some with MS. corrections or autographed, n.d.. Also includes miscellaneous MS. (drafts of) unidentified poems, n.d.


  • 1961-1963; n.d.


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 10641/21

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom