Winter Pollen

Scope and Content

Partly typewritten and printed, partly autograph. Contains typewritten draft of Winter Pollen with autograph annotations, corrections and inserted pages added by Hughes. A draft of an essay on Coleridge included in the volume entitled ‘Myths, Metres, Rhythms’ and drafts of ‘Sylvia Plath’s Collected Poems and The Bell Jar’ are also included, together with a copy of a publicity questionnaire (drawn up in connection with the publication of Selected Poems: in 5 sets) completed by Laura Riding who is the subject of a chapter in the volume.


Originally found in a cardboard box containing proofs of different works

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)


Collection of essays by Hughes edited by William Scammell, published in 1994.