Miscellaneous material collected by Peter Butter relating to his work on Edwin and Willa Muir. File 2. Edit


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  • 1963-1987. (Creation)


  • 0.00 Linear metres (Whole)



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    Box named ‘E.M miscellaneous documents relating to him’ by Peter Butter.

    Contains a photocopy of ‘Edwin Muir: A personal appreciation’ by Wilfred Taylor; press cuttings concerning Mui, 1987; extract concerning Muir from ‘Irina’s Garden’ by Stephen Spender; a photocopy of ‘Downhill All the Way’ by Leonard Woolf; a copy of ‘Edwin Muir’ from ‘Littérature de notre temps : Écrivains anglais et irlandais : Recuuil I’ by Georgette Dhume, 1973; a copy of ‘A Study of Edwin Muir’s ‘The Horses’’ from the ‘Scottish Literary Journal, Vol 1, No 1’ by Christopher Wisema, 1974; handwritten essay ‘Childhood’, author unknown, 1966; a letter from R B Woodings concerning publication of Harper Biographical Dictionary of Modern Thought, including draft entry on Edwin Muir by Peter Butter, 1981; correspondence from Paul Harris Publishing, 1980-1981; correspondence from Peter Butter to William (surname unknown),1977; drafts of short biographies of Edwin and Willa Muir for Bill Thomley (29 St James’s Street, London SW1), 1976; a copy of ‘Edwin Muir : “The Journey Back”’ by Peter Butter, including related correspondence, 1967; copies of ‘Edwin Muir : Innocence and Experience : “Childhood” [C.P. 19]’, author unknown; transcript of conversation between Peter Butter and ‘Reader’, 1966; miscellaneous notes by Peter Butter, including typed biography of Muir and typed chronology; a copy of ‘Edwin Muir’ from ‘The Arts in Ulster, February 1st, 1963’ by Peter Butter, 1963; reviews (presumably by Peter Butter) of ‘Edwin Muir’ by Elgin Mellown and ‘Beyond the Labyrinth : A Study of Edwin Muir’s Poetry’ by Christopher Wiseman, circa 1979; and a review of ‘Poor Tom’ by Edwin Muir, author unknown.

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