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Manuscript of poem in ink in Siegfried Sassoon's hand. This is a clean draft without corrections. Sassoon notes on the facing page that the poem had been published in 'The Cambridge Magazine' on 6th October 1917. Included in a notebook containing manuscript drafts and clippings of various poems later published in 'Counter-Attack and Other Poems' (1918), some with notes in Sassoon's hand explaining additional places of publication.

History

Creator

Siegfried Sassoon (1886-1967)

Date

1917 to 1919

Source

Folio

Medium

Paper

Format

Pen

Type

Poem

Pages

12

Number of Pages

1

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Harry Ransom Center / The Siegfried Sassoon Literary Estate

Collection ID

The Siegfried Sassoon Collection

Repository Name

The Harry Ransom Center

Repository Address

The University of Texas at Austin, 21st and Guadalupe Streets, Austin, Texas, 78712, USA

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