Ms draft letter Graves to A.N. Bryan-Brown

Scope and Content

Discusses the entries for the Sacred Poem Prize. Pages numbered 1 to 6, and unnumbered. Page 2 uses verso of ms draft title page "Poems, 1962" with text scored through. Page 3 uses verso of ms draft title page "Poems, 1962 [/] by [/] Robert Graves". Page 4 uses verso of ms draft title page "Poems ["of Vicissitude" scored through] [/] 1962 [/] by [/] Robert Graves". Page 5 uses verso of ms draft foreword [to 'New Poems, 1962'] beginning "What can I say of these poems? [...]". Page 6 uses verso of ms draft foreword [to 'New Poems, 1962'] beginning "An unusual number of poems have forced themselves on me [...]". Page [7] uses the verso of ms draft foreword [to 'New Poems, 1962'] beginning "These poems belong to a sequence which begins in 'More Poems, 1961' [...]".