Commonplace book given to Powys by his sister Phillipa (Katie) Powys 'for him to use for his wonderful imaginative drawing when the mood takes him. God wot!'. It contains transcriptions from published works of many poems by Thomas Shoel of Montacute, Somerset; notes on Robert Herrick and William Wordsworth; and quotations from letters of William and Dorothy Wordsworth.
Llewelyn Powys: Commonplace Book
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Administrative / Biographical History
Llewelyn Powys (1884-1939), novelist and essayist.
Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.
Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.
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Herrick and Shoel were two of the subjects of Powys' Somerset essays (1937).