Notebooks With Alterations and Revisions

Scope and Content

Comprises three parts:

  • A: Revised autograph manuscript featuring scene between Hodgekins and Jenkins. Notes on plot development at end of volume, as well as a sketch of October Trellis. Undated.
  • B: Autograph manuscript comprising ‘Phrases from act 2 scene 2’ and brief notes on structure. First leaf of notebook has description of a flooded room [from Gormenghast?]. Undated.
  • C: Loose manuscript and typescript leaves. Includes: alterations to Act I and II; reflections on the doctor and Kite; draft of letter to an unidentified recipient detailing Peake’s thoughts on structure and music; draft of letter to Mr and Mrs [John] Clements; and two leaves of typescript for Act I [appears to be later draft than Add MS 88931/3/1/7].

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Not Public Record(s)