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87795: Spring. Rouen, 1917

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posted on 2024-04-18, 17:55 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Draft in pencil in Ivor Gurney's hand. Here titled 'Spring. 1917. Rouen.' The poem was included in a letter to Marion Scott on 24 May 1917 and published in Severn and Somme (1917) as 'Spring. Rouen, May 1917'. From a red notebook inscribed 'Pte Gurney / 2/5 Gloucesters', used by Gurney, principally at Rouen, during May-June 1917 and containing various notes and drafts of poems. The book contains extensive drafts of this poem.

History

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

May - June 1917

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

The Ivor Gurney Archive, Gloucestershire Archives / The Ivor Gurney Estate

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 52.7

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

Gloucestershire Archives, Clarence Row, Alvin Street, Gloucester, GL1 3DW, UK

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