Author's proofs

Scope and Content

Page proofs of the collection which include dedicatory verses and introduction but no other preliminary pages. The proofs have been corrected by David Wright in pencil, including the alteration of the poem title 'At Hexham' to 'The Musician'. He notes that the final stanza of 'Rook' has been omitted, and suggests that the stanza is attached (to sheet 58, page 119); this can be found with the collated proofs in /3. Stored with: a letter from Wright to Gareth [Reeves] dated 7 July 1976, relating to the proofs; and two carbon typescript sheets of queries about the proofs addressed to Wright [from Val Warner].