Rupert Brooke: John Webster and the Elizabethan Drama

Scope and Content

MS.Add.6202: Draft of John Webster and the Elizabethan drama (London, 1916).

MS.Add.6203: Draft of an appendix to John Webster and the Elizabethan drama, with a typescript of chapters from the same work.

Administrative / Biographical History

Rupert Chawner Brooke (1887-1915), poet, was educated at Rugby and at King's College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow in 1912. He travelled in the United States, Canada, New Zealand and the South Seas islands during 1913 and 1914, before joining the Royal Naval Division. He died at Scyros in 1915.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by Mrs M.R. Brooke, 1919.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Brooke in theConcise dictionary of national biography, Part II, 1901-1970 (Oxford University Press, 1982), p. 165.

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