G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CXXXI C. Three stories, 'The black friar' (ff. 5v-4 vol. rev.), an untitled story with Andrew Middleton as its leading character (ff. 47v-32v vol. rev.), published in The G. K. Chesterton Quarterly, no. 23 (Summer 2002), pp. 6-9. 'The wild roses' (ff. 62v-52 vol. rev.), published in The G. K. Chesterton Quarterly, no. 23 (Summer 2002), pp. 3-5, and 'A firebrand tale' (f. 67v), notes on Thackeray's Henry Esmond and Esmond and Rowena (f. 30v), fragments of two plays, essay 'Utopia' (ff. 11-7 vol. rev.), essay on the death of Queen Elizabeth I (ff. 29v, 28v vol. rev.), poems, mostly fragmentary, sketches; circa 1889. Poems include 'Loins' (f. 3v vol. rev.) and poems commencing "We all know in tales of Sunday schools" (f. 22v vol. rev.), "The abbot sat in the minster tower" (ff. 24-27), "My first are naughty little boys" (ff. 27v-27 vol. rev.). The middle portion of 'The wild roses' is published as 'Flickerflash' in C.W., vol. 14, pp. 573-574. Text commences at both ends.
ff. i+73. 227 x 176mm.