Gabriel Jabra Ibrahim Jabra: Fluctuations

Scope and Content

A photocopy of typescript poems, some of which are dated, 88 pages. There is a explanatory note at the beginning by Muhammad Asfour, Cambridge, 29 August 1982: 'The following poems are the major part of those written by Jabra in English. The text was prepared from the author's typescript, and incorporates all his alterations.'

Administrative / Biographical History

Gabriel Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, writer and critic, matriculated at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge, in 1940, where he studied English (B.A., 1943; M.A., 1948). He was the author of the novel Hunters in a narrow street (London, 1960).

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Muhammad Asfour through W.A. Lockwood, Assistant Under-Librarian, 1982.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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