Item 81 - Letter from Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson to R. C. Trevelyan

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TRER/2/81

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Letter from Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson to R. C. Trevelyan

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  • 13 July [1922] (Creation)

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Hunny Hill, Brightstone, Isle of Wight. - Enclosing letter from [Rutland] Boughton [2/175], for whom Dickinson is going to lecture at Glastonbury on religion in drama. He is not likely to touch on metre, and Boughton seems interested in this; perhaps Trevelyan can send a version of his translation of the ["Oresteia"] trilogy. Is looking at [Arthur?] Way's translation of Sophocles, which does not seem bad, but for 'over-romanticism'. Glad Bessie was pleased with Bedales [which the Trevelyan's son Julian attended], and that Trevelyan had a nice letter from Ottoline.

The reverse of the letter has two lines of Aeschylus, Agamemnon 406-407, transliterated and scanned with a translation beneath. There is also a draft letter in pencil; this is difficult to read but appeals to be about costs for publication of a book.

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2/175 is the letter from Boughton originally enclosed with this document.

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