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Autograph Manuscript ( Titus Alone chapters 12-19)

Add MS 88931/1/3/27 : c 1956

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  • Title:
    Autograph Manuscript ( Titus Alone chapters 12-19)
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 88931/1/3/27
  • Creation Date: c 1956
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 volume

  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:

    Revised draft. A few doodles and rough sketches. Notes on plot development on ff.12-13. At the end of the manuscript there is a note regarding Margery Vosper's decision about Peake's play ['The Wit To Woo'], plus two poems: 'I met him after many years' and 'As I watched between two forests'. Undated.

    Doodles include:

    • f.10: line drawing of male head wearing helmet;
    • f.11: line drawing of bird;
    • f.17: face;
    • f.18: appears to be cat with snout of pig;
    • f.24v: head drawn from life;
    • f.27: female nude.

    Draft roughly corresponds to published version of Titus Alone , chapters 12-19.

    Physical characteristics:

    Materials: soft-bound volume.

    Dimensions: 230mm x 175mm.

    Foliation: ff.ii+29.

  • Former Identifiers: UCL ref: MS ADD 234 4(iii)
  • Copies: Digital images (made by the British Library in 2012) of this entire volume are available to consult in the Manuscripts Reading Room - please see staff for details

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