File NLW MS 20771E. - Idris Davies prose,

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NLW MS 20771E.


Idris Davies prose,


  • 1930-1948. (Creation)

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Prose works, originally on loose sheets of paper or in exercise books, as follows:. Ff. 1-2, autobiographical notes:. Ff. 3-6, Poetry, a speech delivered in a competition at Loughborough College, 1931:. Ff. 7-10, 'The yet unquiet front' (incomplete), an account of a mine disaster;. Ff. 11-16, 'A letter from the Rhondda', addressed to [?Tom] Buchanan, 1944;. Ff. 17-30, 'A great Welsh poet', an appreciation of Robert Williams Parry;. Ff. 31-42, 'The poetry of W. B. Yeats', 1946;. Ff. 43-51, 'A schoolboy during the Great War' (incomplete);. Ff. 52-73, Diary, 22 Feb.-16 April 1930;. Ff. 74-99, Diary, 1 Jan.-22 Feb. 1948;. Ff. 100-126, exercise book containing a few draft poems and what appear to be two works for radio, 'Home sweet home' and 'Beyond the black tips'. Formerly Welsh Arts Council MS 2.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 20771E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 20771E.