Series LS9 - The Book of Balaam's Ass

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The Book of Balaam's Ass


  • [c. 1945]x1974 (Creation)

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'From The Book of Balaam's Ass' is a fragment of a much longer writing made in the late 1930s and early 1940s provisionally called 'The Book of Balaam's Ass' which was later abandoned by David Jones.
The series comprises three files of manuscript drafts of the poem with notes.

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Three files arranged from Group A which follow the order they were listed in the draft catalogue.

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Preferred citation: LS9

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  • Text: LS9.