Ts draft of 'Song of Songs'

Scope and Content

Ts draft, with ms annotations and inserted passages in the hands of Graves and Jenny Nicholson, and also ms annotations in the hand of Tyrone Guthrie, particularly on the verso of some pages, and occasional ms annotations in the hand of Karl Gay. Title page unnumbered; subsequent pages numbered 1[sic] to v; 1 to 18; 18a; 19 to 59; 59a to 59d [ms]; 60 to 61; 63 to 66; 67a; [page 67 uses verso of page 66]; 68 to 69; three unnumbered pages, first begins "Sheba[:] What else would I discuss [...]", second bears the lyrics of 'King Meets Queen', third begins "As it ends [...]"; 70; unnumbered page headed "Scene 9"; 71; 87; 72 to 79; 79a to 79b [ms]; 80 to 132; 134 to 135. There are seven additional leaves: first two leaves list scenes, first leaf numbered v, second leaf uses verso of page 40 of ts draft, with ms annotations and pasted insert in the hand of Graves, of 'Song of Songs'; third leaf bears ms lyrics of 'My Love of Loves' in Graves's hand; fourth leaf bears ms notes in Graves's hand, beginning "Quartet of Foreboding" and uses verso of ms draft of 'Why Latin'; fifth leaf bears ms list, in Graves's hand, of lyrics; sixth and seventh leaves bear ms draft, in Nicholson's hand, of scene nine [excluding lyric].

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