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Fishing poetry and notes

Add MS 88918/122/6 : 12 Aug 1988-17 Aug 1991

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  • Title:
    Fishing poetry and notes
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 88918/122/6
  • Creation Date: 12 Aug 1988-17 Aug 1991
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 folder

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents: Partly typewritten and partly autograph material including unpublished poetry (written on both loose sheets of paper and in old school exercise books) some of which seems to relate to areas that Hughes visited including Alaska and Kenya. Also includes questions and answers about Grimersta (area on the west coast of the Isle of Lewis in the Outer Hebrides); a copy of 'The Bear' (with slight variations from the published version); an unpublished poem entitled 'Swimming Eagle'; a menu for a birthday meal for Ted Hughes at Grimersta Lodge in 1991; and some loose leaf notes and research notes about fishing made in two school exercise books.

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