File NLW MS 23227D - Poetry,

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NLW MS 23227D




  • 1912-[c. 1919], 1991 / (Creation)

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iii, 33 ff. Guarded and filed at NLW.

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Thirty-two poems in English by Saunders Lewis, written between 1912 and ca. 1919, drafts of four of which (ff. 14, 21-4) were included in letters sent by him to Margaret Gilcriest (see NLW MSS 23016-17, 23020) and later published in Jones, Mair Saunders, Thomas, Ned & Jones, Harri Pritchard (eds): Saunders Lewis: Letters to Margaret Gilcriest (Cardiff, 1993); together with two letters, 1991 (ff. i-iii) relating to the possible publication of the poems.

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The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

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See NLW MSS 23016-23017C and 23020C for the draft poems mentioned in 520, above.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23227D

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23227D.