Correspondence from John Riley, 11 Jan. 1970-31 Jan. 1978 (and undated)
Scope and Contents
58 letters, eight cards and 16 sheets of poems. With three envelopes. The poems present include: "I'm tired of this word love it's over-..."; "and Kenner, who made modern literature..."; 'it seems to me'; "That purple stuff..."; 'Walking Through London'; 'Autumn Journal'; 'This Time Of Year'; 'Love Poem'; 'The Full Moon is Bathing these Fields'; 'A Fine Way to Carry On'; 'A Picture: an Historical Perspective'; 'Bright Feast, The Desert in a Pagan Year'; 'To Flower, To Ripen'; 'In a Time'; 'Czargrad' (fragments); "in almost total deprivation we are all..."; 'movement in three parts'; 'at the Stanley Spencer exhibition'; "impossible to be silent, impossible to speak..." ; "waves lap against rock..."; 'Octets' (translations from Osip Mandelshtam); 'travel notes'; 'fugue'; 'The Attraction'; 'February Sonnet'; "it is a carpet of tigers..."; "how good, those excursions into silence,..."; 'it's rude to point'; 'Open House'; 'Landscape With Figures'; 'The Letter About The Opening Trees'. Also with a copy of Martin Heidegger, 'Abendgang auf der Reichenau', with a translation, 'Evening on the Reichenau', by John Peck.
- 11 Jan. 1970-31 Jan. 1978 (and undated)
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- From the Fonds: Grant, Michael, b 1940 (poet and academic) (Person)
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