Papers for 'My many-coated man'. Typewritten and typewritten copies, with a ... 

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  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88936/1/17
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000001245.0x000044
  • Dates of Creation
      1946-[1954]
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Papers for 'My many-coated man'. Typewritten and typewritten copies, with autograph amendments of the poems in the collection, with two autograph versions of 'Boy in frost', later entitled 'Boy in ice'. With correspondence relating to the text of the poems both on their original publication and when published in book form. Most of the poems had been previously published in periodicals and the drafts and texts presented to these periodicals are included here.

Contents:

1. 'The Abandoned shade'; [1947]. Cutting from Penguin New Writing, no. 31 (1947) and from an unidentified American periodical acknowledging its first publication in Penguin New Writing. Also published in Selected poems.

2. 'Apples'; [1953]. First published in The New Yorker, 12 Sept. 1953, and with two letters from the periodical relating to the text. Also published in Selected poems.

3. 'Bombay arrival'; [1947]. First published in Penguin New Writing, no. 31 (1947), and also in Selected poems.

4. 'Boy in ice'; [1953]. First published in The New Yorker, 21 Feb. 1953, and also in Selected poems.

5. 'The Easter green'; [1949]. First published in The Listener, 14 Apr. 1949.

6. 'The edge of day'; [1951]. First published in The New Yorker, 25 Aug. 1951.

7. 'Home from abroad'; [1949]. First published in The Sunday Times, 28 Aug 1949. Also published in Selected poems.

8. 'Longer summer'; [1950]. First published in The New Yorker, 19 Aug. 1950 and also in Selected poems.

9. 'My man-coated man'; [1949]. First published in Orpheus, 2 May 1949 and in The New Yorker, 8 Oct. 1949. Also published in Selected poems.

10. 'Scot in the desert'; [1953]. First published in The New Yorker, 4 July 1953.

11. 'Song by the sea'; [1951]. First published in The New Yorker, 11 Aug. 1951. Also published in Selected poems.

12. 'Sunken evening', [1949]. First published in Penguin New Writing, no, 37 (1949) and also The New Yorker, 16 July 1949, and in Poems and Selected poems. With a printed cutting from The New Yorker.

13. 'To a painter'; 1946. With a printed cutting from The Listener, 1 Aug. 1946.

14. 'Town owl'; [1954]. First published in Punch, vol. 227, no. 5948 (15 Sept. 1954). Also published in Selected poems. With a printed cutting from Punch.

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Bibliography

My many-coated man was published London: André Deutsch, 1955.