Letter: To Marion Scott.
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|Author||Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)|
|Title||Letter: To Marion Scott.|
|Notes||Mentions J.E. Patterson / Hillaire Belloc's essays / enjoyed Marion Scott's descriptions of 'the West' / existing as a soldier 'on a diet of Shakespeare and Folk Songs' / comments on a sonnet by Rupert Brooke sent to Ivor Gurney by Marion Scott from Brooke's '1914' sonnet sequence that Gurney does not like / mentions Thomas Hardy's 'The Dynasts' / happy to be leaving camp and going to billets / wonders what will happen next to the regiment / includes 'To the Poet Before Battle', which Gurney labels a 'sonnet' / asks Scott to criticise it, and not to think of Wordsworth / reports that the battalion will be reviewed by Lord Kitchener soon / playing in the band / a piece in the trench journal '5th Gloucester Magazine' by F.W. Harvey.|
|Item Date||3rd August 1915|
|Creation place||Chelmsford, England (Google Maps)|
|Repository name||The Ivor Gurney Archive|
|Repository address||Gloucestershire Archives|
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