Ts draft of 'The Dedicated Poet' [1]

Scope and Content

Ts draft with ms annotations; pages numbered 1 to 4, 42, 6 [A?], 6B, 8 to 10, 11A12, 12A, 12B, 12C, 13 [fragment], unnumbered [fragment], and 15 to 19. Pages 6[A?] and 6B consist of two fragments pasted together; the fragments bearing ms text use the versos of fragments of a ts draft, with occasional ms annotations, of 'The Cross and the Sword'. Page 10 bears a pasted fragment, and uses the verso of page i of the 'Appendix' to this historical novel. Page 11A bears a pasted fragment and uses the verso of a ts text, with occasional ms annotations, of 'Turn of the Moon'; page 12 bears a pasted fragment and uses the verso of a ts text of 'Hag Ridden'; page 12A uses the verso of a ts text of 'The Simpleton'; page 12B overwrites the ts text of 'Starvation'; page 12C consists of two fragments pasted together, the fragment bearing ms text uses the verso of a fragment of a ts text of 'Lyceia'. All of these poems, except for 'Starvation' appear in 'Selected Poetry and Prose' (1961) and 'Collected Poems 1961'.