Articles published or intended for publication, 1930s
Scope and Contents
This collection comprises the academic and literary papers of Humphrey Jennings, for the most part dating to his time as a postgraduate researcher at Cambridge in the early 1930s. The papers consist of draft writings and notes on Thomas Gray, the main focus of Jennings's research, and on other areas of research interest including plagiarism and literary borrowings, Christopher Marlowe's 'Tamburlaine' and Renaissance literature. The papers include material gathered by Jennings for his proposed works 'Le chariot' and 'Pandaemonium'. Within the small series of correspondence is a letter from William Empson.
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
2 folder(s) (2 folders)
Language of Materials
- From the Fonds: Jennings, Frank Humphrey Sinkler, 1907-1950 (film-maker, painter and writer) (Person)