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Siegfried Sassoon's poems 'Emblems of Experience', 27 July 1951 (circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8486

Scope and Contents

Printer's copy in the hand of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, with note that nine poems in this transcript were not printed. The poems are numbered (non-sequentially). Contents: - title page: /1r. - table of contents, with note on typesetting: /1v. - 'A Prayer to Time': /2r. - 'Travelling Library': /2v. - 'Ultimate Values': /3r. - 'Solitudes at Sixty': /4r. - 'Confederacy with Oblivion', marked 'omit': /5r. - 'On Hearing Some Sonatas', marked 'omit': /6r-7r. - 'A Fallodon Memory': /8r-9r. - 'A Glimpse of Fitz', marked 'omit': /10r-11r. - 'Cleaning the Candelabrum': /12r-13r. - 'Old Fashioned Weather': /14r-15r. - 'Early March': /16r. - 'A Remonstrance', marked 'omit': /17r. - 'On Scratchbury Camp': /18r-19r. - 'A Proprietor': /20r. - 'Hypnogogic Inventions', marked 'omit': /21r. - 'A Dream': /22r. - 'Associates': /23r. - 'Wren and Man': /24r. - 'A Reassurance', marked 'omit': /25r. - 'The Pioneer', marked 'omit': /26r. - 'Receivers', marked 'omit': /27r. - 'Acceptance': /28r. - 'Befriending Star': /29r. - 'The Need': /29v. - 'Rewardment', marked 'omit': /30r. - 'The Messenger': /30v. - 'The Present Writer': /31r. - 'World without End': /32r. - 'Awareness of Alcuin': /33r-34r. The remainder of the notebook is blank. Foliation is the archivist's.


  • Creation: 27 July 1951 (circa)


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1 volume(s) (1 volume (34 ff.))

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

blue cover marked 'Emblems of Experience - Printer's Copy' in gold on spine

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