Pinter Archive. Drafts of poems A-G; 1948-1998, n.d. Typewritten, autograp ... 

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Pinter Archive. Drafts of poems A-G; 1948-1998, n.d. Typewritten, autograph, photocopied and printed. [Previous reference: Loan 110A/61 and 68].

1. 'Afternoon'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1953.

2. 'All Gone'. Autograph and typewritten. Performed as a song in the film 'The Servant' (see Add MS 88880/2/102); [1961-1963].

3. 'All of that'. Autograph, typewritten and printed. Published in Times Literary Supplement (11 Dec. 1970); 1970.

4. 'Always where you are'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1964.

5. 'The Anaesthetist's Pin'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1952.

6. 'At that Point'. Autograph and typewritten; n.d.

7. 'At the Palace of the Emperor at Dawn'. Typewritten and photocopied. Published in Ten Early Poems, Greville Press (1992); 1949.

8. 'August Becomes'. Autograph and typewritten, some with autograph revisions; 1951.

9. 'August Poem'. Typewritten; 1952.

10. 'Before They Fall'. Autograph and typewritten, some with autograph revisions. First published in The Observer newspaper (22 Jan. 1984); Sept. 1983-Jan. 1984.

11. 'Book of Mirrors'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1951.

12. 'The Box'. Typewritten; 1954.

13. 'But Sullied by that Brook'. Typewritten and photocopied; [circa 1950].

14. 'Camera Snaps'. Typewritten. Published in Poems (second edition), Enitharmon Press (1972); 1952.

15. 'Christmas'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1950.

16. 'Counterpoint'. Typewritten; 1951.

17. 'Cricket at Night'. Autograph and typewritten drafts, some with autograph revisions. First published in The Guardian newspaper (3 June 1995); May 1995.

18. 'Daylight'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1956.

19. 'Death'. Typewritten and photocopied; 1948.

20. 'Death (Births and Deaths Registration Act 1953)'. Autograph and typewritten. First published in Times Literary Supplement (10 Oct. 1997); Sept. 1997-Oct. 1997.

21. 'Denmark Hill'. Autograph and typewritten. Published in Collected Poems and Prose, Faber and Faber (1991); Sept. 1977.

22. 'Dirge in Spring'. Typewritten and photocopied; [circa 1950].

23. 'The Disappeared'. Autograph and typewritten. Originally entitled 'Lovers of Light'. First published in The Sunday Times newspaper (16 Aug. 1998); July 1998-Aug. 1998.

24. 'The Doing So'. Autograph and typewritten. First published in The New Review 4:39; 1977.

25. 'The Drama in April'. Typewritten. Published in Poems (second edition), Enitharmon Press (1972); 1952.

26. 'Drunken Poem'. Typewritten; 1981.

27. 'Eclipse of an Idiom'. Typewritten and photocopied; 1951.

28. 'Elegy on my Unborn Son'. Typewritten and photocopied; [1958].

29. 'Episode'. Typewritten, photocopied and printed. Published in Ten Early Poems, Greville Press (1992); 1953.

30. 'The Error of Alarm'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1955.

31. 'European Revels'. Typewritten. First published in Poetry London 5:20; 1950.

32. 'Fairground'. Typewritten; 1951.

33. 'Ghost'. Autograph and typewritten, some with autograph revisions. Page from Times Literary Supplement showing the published poem (4 Nov. 1983); Nov. 1983.

34. 'A Glass at Midnight'. Typewritten. Published in Poems, Enitharmon Press (1968); 1951.

35. 'God'. Typewritten and autograph, includes list of people to send poem to. First published in The Guardian newspaper (24 Dec. 1994); 1993.

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