Item 3 - Letter from Lascelles Abercrombie to R. C. Trevelyan

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Letter from Lascelles Abercrombie to R. C. Trevelyan

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  • 1 Jan 1921 (Creation)

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20 Marmion Rd, Sefton Park, Liverpool. - Praise of Trevelyan's translations of Aeschylus' "Oresteia", Lucretius, and Theocritus. Hopes that Trevelyan will go on to produce a decent Greek text of Theocritus, as textual critics have no sense of poetry, but also says that translations must not keep him from his own work. Has seen Wilfrid [Gibson], who hopes to be able to get on with his "Krindlesyke", and has introduced him to ?Redwood Hudleson, author of an epic poem on evolution.

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