Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Blake Morrison, autograph manuscript and revised typescript drafts of the poem 'Whinny Moor' with a related letter to Michael Holroyd.

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Title: Blake Morrison, autograph manuscript and revised typescript drafts of the poem 'Whinny Moor' with a related letter to Michael Holroyd.

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Morrison

Creator(s): Morrison, Blake (1950-)

Date: 1987

Main language: English

Size and medium: 1 folder (17 ff.); manuscript and typescript.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8557 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Comprises the autograph manuscript and revised typescript drafts of Morrison's poem 'Whinny Moor', together with a related autograph manuscript letter from Morrison to Michael [Holroyd], dated 15 September [1987].

Administrative or biographical history

(Philip) Blake Morrison, the poet, critic, journalist, writer of non-fiction, and novelist, Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, was born on 8 October 1950 near Skipton, Yorkshire, and educated at Nottingham University and University College, London. Since then he has worked as a literary editor in London for several different newspapers. For fuller details of his life and achievements see Who's who.

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Holroyd, Michael Holroyd, Michael

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