G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXIX A. The opening of 'Recognition: a pros ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXIX A. The opening of 'Recognition: a prose play' (see also Add. 73322 C) (ff. 9v-11v), another unfinished play set in France (ff. 93v-97v), article 'The ethics of Punch' (see also Add. 73308 A, 73328 A) (ff. 22v-23), poems, some fragmentary, and sketches; circa 1893. Poems include: two drafts, one partial and untitled, the second longer and entitled 'Beginnings' of the poem usually known as 'The germ' (see references at Add. 73322 C) (ff. 26, 39v-40, 46v), 'A song of the many' (see references at Add. 73305 A) (ff. 40v-41v), untitled drafts of 'The evolutionist to his lady' (see references at Add. 73326 B) (ff. 21-21v, 45-45v), untitled draft of 'Reparation' (see also Add. 73329 B) (f. 74), two drafts, one untitled, of 'Again' (one published as 'Gertrude Grey' in The Chesterton Society Newsletter, no. 45 (March 1996), p. 4) (ff. 75v-78, 100v-103), partial draft of 'Twilight' (see references at Add. 73325 C) (ff. 86v-87v), incomplete poem 'Woman' (ff. 108-107v vol. rev.), untitled poem beginning "In the red gloaming, twilight kissing firelight" (ff. 50v-51). Text commences at both ends.

ff. iv+113. 225 x 178mm.

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