File NLW MS 23760B. - Notebook,

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NLW MS 23760B.




  • [?1941]-1967 / (Creation)

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99 ff. (ff. 1-2 verso, 3 verso-35 verso, 41 verso-88 blank; ff. 88 verso-99 verso inverted text) ;205 x 160 mm.Paper covers, 'Vernon Watkins March 1942' (ink on front cover), 'August 19[?41]' (ink on front cover, crossed through).Many leaves cut out; staples removed, bindings re-stitched and covers repaired at NLW.Many leaves cut out; staples removed, bindings re-stitched and covers repaired at NLW

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Exercise book, [?1941]-1967, of Vernon Watkins, containing bibliographical lists of his published prose (f. 3), of poems published in periodicals and anthologies (ff. 88 verso-96, 97 verso-98 verso) and of translations (ff. 96 verso-97).
The volume also contains transcripts, entitled 'Plotinus - on the Essence of the Soul' (ff. 36-40), of parts of the Fourth Ennead of Plotinus (see Plotinus, On the nature of the soul, being the fourth Ennead, trans. from the Greek by S. MacKenna (London, 1924), pp. 4-56 passim); and a transcript of the poem beginning 'The poet, Owen Hanrahan, under a bush of may' (f. 41) from 'Red Hanrahan's Curse' by Yeats (see W. B. Yeats, Stories of Red Hanrahan (Dundrum, Dublin, 1904 [recte 1905], pp. 36-38).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23760B.

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  • Text: NLW MS 23760B; $q - Many leaves cut out; staples removed, bindings re-stitched and covers repaired at NLW.