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Notebook of Edwin Muir., 1947-1948.

Identifier: MS.19663

Scope and Contents

The notebook contains drafts of poems (passim); two essays on Robert Burns (folios 2, 38 verso); the preface to Jan Lukas, ‘Light and shade’, 1947 (folio 13); 'Robert Henryson' (folio 15) and ‘A note on Franz Kafka' (folio 42), both of which were published in Edwin Muir's ‘Essays on literature and society, 1949; 'Father and son' (folio 54), published in ‘The Listener’ xxxvii (1947), page 680; review of Frantisek Halas, ‘Old women’, 1948 (folio 65); article on Hugh Kingsmill, ‘The fall’, 1940 (folio 71); and 'A tribute', published in ‘T. S. Eliot, a symposium’, 1948 (folio 73).


  • Creation: 1947-1948.

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82 Leaves ; Octavo.

Language of Materials

From the Series: Undetermined


82 folios.


Halas, Frantisek. ‘Old women' (London, 1948). Kingsmill, Hugh. ‘The fall’ (London, 1940). Lukas, Jan. ‘Light and shade’ (London, 1947). Muir, Edwin. ‘Essays on literature and society’ (London, 1949). ‘T. S. Eliot, a symposium’, compiled by Richard March and Tambimuttu, (London, 1948).

Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository