Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material. 1948-1989.

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Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006. Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material.

Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material. 1948-1989.

Comprises: (1) Literary papers of John Heath-Stubbs, including 11 typescript drafts of satires and epigrams with manuscript annotations held in a brown paper cover bearing his personal library label, probably to be dated ca. 1962-1968, 14 typescript and manuscript drafts of various of his poems, including 'Naming the beasts' (n.d.) and 'Artorius' (ca. 1973), 5 Christmas greetings cards including poems by him and signed, 1978-1982, and drafts of his poems on 'The Twelve Labours of Hercules' inscribed on the twelve original etchings made for them by Michael Amey and laid in a hand-titled box, 1974; (2) 2 tape recordings of him reading his own poems, ca. 1960-1963; and (3) 8 autograph manuscript or typescript letters from Heath-Stubbs to George Barker, dated 1948-1976.

2 boxes; manuscript, typescript, tape recordings, and printed material.

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Heath-Stubbs, John, 1918-2006

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Epithet: poet British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000265.0x00012b John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, the poet, was born in London in 1918 and educated at Worcester College for the Blind and The Queen's College, Oxford; he published his first poems in the wartime volume, Eight Oxford Poets . He was a Gregory Fellow in Poetry at Leeds University between 1952 and 1955, then taught in foreign universities for several...

Barker, George, 1913-1991

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George Granville Barker (1913-1991), the English poet, was born in Essex. He taught in Japan and the United States as well as in England. His highly dramatic poems, often concerned with themes of remorse and pain, led critics to place him, perhaps misleadingly, among the 'New Apocalypse' movement. Barker's published works include: 30 Preliminary Poems (1933); Eros in Dogma (1944); News of the World (1950); The True Confession of George Barker (1950); The View From a Blind I (1962); Thurgarton Ch...

Amey, Michael

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