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Unpublished prose and scripts

Add MS 88918/9/11 : [c 1949-c 1951]

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  • Title:
    Unpublished prose and scripts
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 88918/9/11
  • Creation Date: [c 1949-c 1951]
  • Extent and Access:
    1 folder

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Autograph prose drafts written by Hughes the earliest of which may date from his time during National Service (1949-1951). Exercise book contains mainly untitled stories, whilst drafts written on loose papers are entitled 'The Son of the Mantis, the Baboons and the Mantis' and 'Jataka I'. A script entitled 'The Two Days of Man', a fragment of a script entitled 'Magark Speaks', two drafts of prose entitled 'A Lady Reads a Skull' and a draft of what appears to be a translation of Maria Stuart by Friedrich Schiller are also included.

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