An Elegy for X

Scope and Content

Photocopy of the third proof setting of Burgess's poem, An Elegy for X.

Access Information

Available to researchers in consultation with the Archivist due to the condition of the item.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Text is faint


The text is published in Hockney's Alphabet: Drawings by David Hockney and written contributions edited by Stephen Spender. First published by Faber and Faber in 1991.A limited edition of the poem (200 copies) was published by Incline Press in 2018, with an introduction by Graham Foster.