Christopher Smart, Selected poems

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CPA/1/2/2/31
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 Sequence 2, Boxes 49 [101] and 56 [108]
  • Dates of Creation
      Jun-Jul 1979 & n.d.
  • Physical Description
      3 pieces; 236 sheets

Scope and Content

Manuscript and proofs of Christopher Smart's Selected poems, edited by Marcus Walsh (Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1979). The book was published as part of the Fyfield series; it was typeset in-house at Carcanet and the proofs were read and collated by Margaret Hutchinson. The book is a revised and expanded edition of Walsh's 1972 Carcanet publication The religious poetry of Christopher Smart, with a different selection of Smart's verse and an extended introduction.