Partly printed and typewritten, partly autograph. Contains notes on poets, photocopies of poems presumably collected during the selection process, some of which are arranged by poet, lists of contents and a leaflet about W.B. Yeats's house. Letters from Faber and Faber relating to publication of the anthology, which was compiled and edited by Hughes and Seamus Heaney, and correspondence relating to a later project that would have involved copies of The Rattle Bag being placed in Forte hotel rooms is included. A partial copy of a letter by Hughes to Rebecca Desmarais and a letter to Hughes from Keith Sagar are also included.
The Rattle Bag
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 58 Add MS 88918/15/1-2
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000028.0x0001b8
- Dates of Creation8 Aug 1981-24 Nov 1994
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 folders
- Direct Link
Scope and Content
Originally found in a a box file containing correspondence relating to The School Bag and The Rattle Bag
Conditions Governing Access
Not Public Record(s)
Published by Faber and Faber in 1982.