Letter: To H.N. Howells.
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|Author||Gurney, Ivor (1890-1937)|
|Title||Letter: To H.N. Howells.|
|Notes||Discusses current mood / praises H.N. Howells' self-discipline and talent at music / thanks Howells for 'generous' letter / discusses depression following the death of a friend ('F.W. H.') / describes his friends gifts and predictions as to what he might have become had he lived / unable to work / talks about living in times where 'good' battles 'evil' / the responsibilities of artists / death / praises the courage of his battalion / reliance on comradeship in war / the pride, courage and courtesy of French civilians. [F.W. Harvey, it was to be discovered shortly afterwards, had not been killed but had been captured on 17 August, seeing out the remainder of the war in prison camps.]|
|Item Date||24 August 1916|
|Creation place||Laventie, France (Google Maps)|
|Repository name||The Ivor Gurney Archive|
|Repository address||Gloucestershire Archives|
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