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64826: Letter: To Gordon Bottomley / The Troop Ship / In War / Break of Day in the Trenches

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posted on 2024-05-02, 16:14 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Postmarked envelope included with letter.
Discusses Isaac Rosenberg's pleasure at receiving praise from Bottomley for his poems / having read various poems and plays by Bottomley / Rosenberg's idea of writing a play entitled 'Adam and Lilith' / asks Bottomley to write again if he can. Includes two stanzas of 'In War', a sketch of 'The Troop Ship' and a pencil draft of 'Break of Day in the Trenches.
Sketch of 'The Troop Ship' included in a letter to Gordon Bottomley. Discusses Isaac Rosenberg's pleasure at receiving praise from Bottomley for his poems / having read various poems and plays by Bottomley / Rosenberg's idea of writing a play entitled 'Adam and Lilith' / asks Bottomley to write again if he can.
Pencil draft. Includes the first two stanzas of 'In War'. Included with letter to Gordon Bottomley, discussing Isaac Rosenberg's pleasure at receiving praise from Bottomley for his poems / having read various poems and plays by Bottomley / Rosenberg's idea of writing a play entitled 'Adam and Lilith' / asks Bottomley to write again if he can. Includes sketch of 'The Troop Ship'.
Early pencil draft of 'Break of Day in the Trenches', here entitled 'In the Trenches'. Included with letter to Gordon Bottomley, discussing Isaac Rosenberg's pleasure at receiving praise from Bottomley for his poems / having read various poems and plays by Bottomley / Rosenberg's idea of writing a play entitled 'Adam and Lilith' / asks Bottomley to write again if he can. Includes sketch of 'The Troop Ship'.

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Identifier

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Creator

Rosenberg, Isaac (1890-1918)

Date

12th July 1916 | 12th July 1916 June 1916 - July 1916 Jun-16

Date Created

12/07/1916 | 01/06/1916

Temporal Date

31/07/1916 | 30/06/1916

Spatial

France

Source

Leaf | Letter Leaf

Medium

Paper

Format

Pencil

Type

Letter | Miscellaneous Letter Poem within letter

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

Number of Pages

7

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The British Library / The Laurence Binyon Literary Estate / The Gordon Bottomley Literary Estate

Collection ID

Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E | Loan 103/77: Rosenberg Letters I512 E

Repository Name

The British Library

Repository Address

96 Euston Road, London, NW1 2DB, UK

Publisher

The First World War Poetry Digital Archive