Item 25 - Notebook with draft of play about Prometheus by R.C. Trevelyan

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Notebook with draft of play about Prometheus by R.C. Trevelyan


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Exercise book with dark red cover. 22 ff., all pages detached.
Insertions: 5 sheets of typescript; 3 foolscap bifolia, manuscript; 1 bifolium and 1 sheet (from same lined notebook?); 1 loose sheet (headed notepaper).

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Text of Prometheus play on exercise book pages. Insertions: five sheets of typed script with speakers 'Jane', 'Colin', and 'Reuben'; two foolscap bifolia with prose introduction [?] to the Prometheus play and draft verse in pencil; 1 foolscap bifolium with draft verse, 'There shall we see in this crystal bower...'; bifolium and single sheet with draft, "Oh sister, sister, my fleeting sister'; sheet of Wallington notepaper with draft translation from "Iliad" 23; two loose sheets with two versions of poem, "To Sleep"; one loose sheet with beginning of dialogue, "The Veil".

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"The Veil" was published in Trevelyan's Christmas book, "From the Shiffolds", for 1947.

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