The Huxter

Scope and Content

First line: He has a hump like an ape on his back.

Written in Steep.

Poem 63 in R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p. 183.

Drafts:

(1) British Library (Add MSS. 44990)

(2) Green notebook in the possession of Edward Cawston Thomas (Thomas' grandson)

(3) Typescript sent to Harry Hooton, bought by Norman Colbeck, now in the Colbeck Collection, University of British Columbia

First published in Edward Eastaway [Edward Thomas], Poems (1917).

Related Material

See R. George Thomas, The Collected Poems of Edward Thomas (1978), p.182 for variant drafts.