File NLW MS 23761C. - Verse translations,

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NLW MS 23761C.


Verse translations,


  • 1938 / (Creation)

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35 ff. (blank from f. 11 verso; text on rectos) ;230 x 180 mm.Paper covers; 'Heatherslade, Pennard, Nr Swansea', 'Vernon Phillips Watkins' and 'Subject: Translations (German)' (ink on front cover).Staples removed and bindings re-stitched at NLW; leaf torn out after f. 5.Staples removed and bindings re-stitched at NLW; leaf torn out after f. 5

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Exercise book, 1938, of Vernon Watkins, containing drafts of translations from German of eight poems by Theodor Storm (ff. 2-4), Rilke (ff. 5-8) and Novalis (ff. 10-11).
Four of the poems (ff. 2-3, 5, 8) were published in Vernon Watkins, Selected Verse Translations (London, 1977), pp. 70-1, 73.

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  • English

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For further verse translations of the same poets see NLW MSS 22470E, 22474-5E, 23762E.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23761C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23761C; $q - Staples removed and bindings re-stitched at NLW; leaf torn out after f. 5.