Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Peter Dale, materials relating to the composition and publication of 'Da Capo: a sequence of poems [by] Dale, with Back for somehow on: an essay on Da Capo [by] Philip Hoy' (London, 1997).

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Title: Peter Dale, materials relating to the composition and publication of 'Da Capo: a sequence of poems [by] Dale, with Back for somehow on: an essay on Da Capo [by] Philip Hoy' (London, 1997).

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Dale

Creator(s): Dale, Peter John (1938-)

Date: 1993-1998

Main language: English

Size and medium: 1 box; manuscript, typescript, and printed material (some photocopy).

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8447 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Principally comprises autograph manuscript drafts of poems by Peter Dale for 'Da Capo', a manuscript notebook belonging to Peter Dale entitled 'Notes/ Da Capo/ 1993-96', several autograph typescript drafts of the whole work with manuscript annotations, and 4 complete printed proofs of the whole work, of which some have corrections noted on them. Other materials include 2 letters concerning the publication of 'Da Capo' and photocopied extracts from books or periodicals. 'Bibliography' added in July 2016.

Administrative or biographical history

Peter (John) Dale, the poet, translator, interviewer, and editor, was born on 21 August 1938 and educated at Strode's School, Egham, Surrey, and St Peter's College, Oxford. He was Head of English at Hinchley Wood Comprehensive School, Surrey, for twenty-one years, and for a similar period shared the editing of 'Agenda' with William Cookson. His published poetry includes 'The storms' (1968) and 'Da Capo' (1997), his translations 'The seasons of Cankam' (1974) and 'Dante: The divine comedy' (1996 onwards), and his literary-critical work, 'An introduction to rhyme' (1998). Philip Hoy was born in 1952 and educated at Glastonbury High School in Surrey, and the Universities of York and Leeds. He has taught philosophy for many years both in the United Kingdom and overseas.

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