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John Buchan and his circle collection circa 1900-1920.

Author: John BuchanRaymond AsquithMax BeerbohmHilaire BellocLyman G BloomingdaleAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Collection comprised chiefly of unpublished poems, dramatic scenes, and prose sketches produced by John Buchan and his circle. Materials consist of typescript and autograph manuscripts, many with annotations and accompanied by notes and correspondence.
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Genre/Form: Poems
Plays
Fiction
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: John Buchan; Raymond Asquith; Max Beerbohm; Hilaire Belloc; Lyman G Bloomingdale; Julian Grenfell; Ronald Arbuthnott Knox; Charles F G Masterman; Henry John Newbolt, Sir; Frederick Scott Oliver; Peter Perry; Osbert Sitwell
OCLC Number: 122491598
Description: 0.25 linear feet (1 document box)

Abstract:

Collection comprised chiefly of unpublished poems, dramatic scenes, and prose sketches produced by John Buchan and his circle. Materials consist of typescript and autograph manuscripts, many with annotations and accompanied by notes and correspondence.

The collection consists chiefly of unpublished poems, dramatic scenes, and prose sketches produced by Buchan and other members of his circle. Materials are predominantly humorous and satirical pieces written for th amusement of his circle of friends, most of them in typescript, a few in manuscript. Pieces include Buchan's "The Argonauts of Delphi an Eclogue (from the recently discovered M.S.S. of the Pseudo-Euripides" (typescript with autograph corrections); "A Doleful Ballad of a Certain Noble Lady" (autograph manuscript); and corrected pages of his anonymously printed "Thyrsis de nos jours"; "Ballade Tragique a double refrain" attributed to Max Beerbohm; "Sonnet written in the House of Commons in dejection," by Hilaire Belloc; "Rat Week" on the subject of Edward VIII and Wallis Simpson, by Osbert Sitwell; and "A Song of the Deposited Book (with apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan)," by Ronald Knox. Also included are poems by Henry Newbolt, Raymond Asquith, Julian Grenfell, and Charles Masterman. Unattributed poems include a burlesque on Burns, "Holy Johnie's Prayer"; another on Keats' "Ode to a Nightingale; and a satirical "Character of the Happy Premier." Prose pieces include two spoofs by F.S. Oliver and a dramatic scene, "The Marriage of Lucrezia," by Peter Perry.

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