• This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 23374E.
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004646266
  • Dates of Creation
      [c. 1946]-1956 /
  • Name of Creator
  • Physical Description
      i, 111 ff. (blank from f. 107 verso). Notebooks and loose papers, guarded and filed at NLW.
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Manuscript and typescript drafts, [c. 1946]-1956, of poems by Margiad Evans, including penultimate and final drafts of her first published volume of poetry, Poems from Obscurity (London, 1947). Drafts of other published poems, [1953]-[1956], include eleven sonnets published in A Candle Ahead (London, 1956), pp. 32-38 (ff. 71-81), 'The Sufferer' (f. 85; marked 'published in Saskatchewan'), and 'In memory of a little god' (ff. 98-105). Unpublished poems include 'Yesterday and Today' and 'Poem' (ff. 87-89), and 'Cassandra desolated' (ff. 91-97).


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 23374E.

Related Material

For the sonnets, see also NLW, Margiad Evans Papers 4/78-85; for 'The Sufferer' see also NLW, Margiad Evans Papers 4/32; for 'In memory of a little god' see also NLW MS 23371B; for 'Yesterday and Today' and 'Poem' see also NLW, Margiad Evans Papers 4/51, 97-98; and for 'Cassandra desolated' see also NLW MS 23371B, ff. 31-35.

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