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Notes and drafts of articles, and other papers of Edwin Muir., 1934-1956, undated.

Identifier: MS.19662

Scope and Contents

The contents are as follows. (i) Notes for lectures on poetry and the corrected typescript of a lecture, 'Poetry and Criticism', undated. (Folio 1.) (ii) Notes on ballads, undated. (Folio 39.) (iii) Book reviews, 1934, 1950. (Folio 43.) (iv) Corrected typescripts of 'Revisiting Orkney', a broadcast given in 1956. (Folio 45.) (v) Corrected typescript of chapters 1-3 of ‘The mighland Mystery', an unfinished detective novel. It is written on the back of the typescript of part of Willa and Edwin Muir's translation of Z de Harsanyi, ‘Through the eyes of a woman’ 1941. (Folio 79.) (vi) Incomplete typescript of a broadcast, 'The Great Plague and the Great Fire' undated. (Folio 120.)


  • Creation: 1934-1956, undated.

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131 Leaves ; Folio and under.

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From the Series: Undetermined


131 folios.


Harsanyi, Zsolt. 'Through the eyes of a woman', translated by Willa and Edwin Muir (London, 1941).

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