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CAMPBELL, ROY (1901-1957, South African poet)
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CAMPBELL, ROY (1901-1957, South African poet)
AUTOGRAPH MANUSCRIPT OF HIS POEM 'THE SINGING HAWK', 80 lines in twenty four-line stanzas, together with a typescript with pencil notes in another hand noting verbal differences in this manuscript from the final version, 5 pages, torn from a ring folder [1955]

Footnotes

  • We thought his name a myth of ancient lore -
    One of those tales to which the Bantu cling...

    The order of some of the stanzas in this manuscript is different from the final version in Collected Poems, volume II. 'The Singing Hawk' is one of Campbell's last poems.
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