Collection SC064 - David Jones collection

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David Jones collection

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UVICSP SC064

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  • 1969 (Creation)
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    Jones, David, 1895-1974

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1 cm of textual records

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(1895-1974)

Biographical history

David Michael Jones was an artist and poet of Welsh heritage. He was born in Kent and studied at Camberwell and Westminster Schools of Art and later worked with Eric Gill, both in England and in Wales. His literary works include "In Parenthesis"(1937), "The Anathemata"(1952), "The Sleeping Lord and other fragments"(1974), and "The Dying Gaul and other writings"(1978). He died in London. His manuscripts of "In Parenthesis","The Anathemata" and "The Sleeping Lord" along with his personal library are in The National Library of Wales. His drawings and painting are in various national galleries of art.

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The collection consists of heavily corrected galley proofs for the poems "The Wall", "The Sleeping Lord" (extract), and "The Boast of Dai" (extract), plus an accompanying hls from Jones to Annwyl [Dear] Meic Stephens.

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Irish literature; Irish poetry

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Revised by JF, June 25, 2013.

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