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87982: Song of Pain and Beauty / Spring. Rouen, May 1917 / June-To-Come / Hark, Hark, the Lark

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posted on 2024-04-18, 17:12 authored by First World War Poetry Digital Archive Project Team

Gurney notes that 'Song of Pain and Beauty' was written at Gommecourt and Chaulnes, and 'Spring. Rouen, May 1917', with numerous alterations and stanzas crossed out in pen, was written at Rouen.

Gurney notes that 'June-To-Come' and 'Hark, Hark, The Lark' were both written at Arras. |

File description(s):

A copy of the second edition (March 1919) of Ivor Gurney's collection 'Severn and Somme', first published in November 1917 by Sidgwick and Jackson, owned by Gurney and annotated and corrected by him some time after 1921, probably in April 1925. Includes an inscription by Gurney, numerous alterations in the poet's hand, in black and blue ink, and descriptions of where Gurney remembers the poems to have been written.

History

Creator

Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)

Date

Mar-19

Format

Published

Contributor

Alisa Miller

Rights

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

Collection ID

Papers of Ivor Gurney 39537

Repository Name

The Ivor Gurney Archive

Repository Address

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

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