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Papers of Roy Davids relating to Peter Porter, 1982-1985
Bib ID 6253244
Format ManuscriptManuscript [text, volume]
Author
Porter, Peter, 1929-2010
 
Access Conditions Available for research. Not for loan. 
Description [between 1982 and 1985] 
0.03 m (1 folder) 
Summary

MS Acc13.085 comprises a notebook with Peter Porter's signature on the inside of the cover, containing handwritten drafts with extensive revisions of poems, verse plays, notes on Donne etc. The notebook includes: Mirandola: an opera, from Act II onwards, 26 pages, in verse; Celebratory ode Covent Garden Theatre, 1732-1982, with an anti-ode, 5 pages; The diary of a poem, 14 pages, prose and verse; The literary world (a collection of Clerihews) For Gavin Ewart on his 65th birthday, 4 pages; Donne programme, prose notes (possibly related to his edition of Donne); The calm that follows behind the storm, poem, 3 pages; Notes on Hardy, prose, 3 pages; Orpheus for Burgon, 25 pages (1 folder).

Biography/History

Peter Neville Frederick Porter was a Brisbane-born poet and writer. Further biographical information available online at: http://nla.gov.au/nla.party-465081

Notes

Manuscript reference number: MS Acc13.085.

Subjects Porter, Peter, 1929-2010 -- Archives.  |  Poets, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.  |  Australian literature -- 20th century.
Time Coverage 1982-1985 
Occupation Poets.  |  Authors.
Other authors/contributors Davids, Roy
Terms of Use Copying of Peter Porter's copyright material permitted for research purposes. 

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