T. S. Eliot letters to Martin Shaw concerning The rock
Letters from T. S. Eliot to composer Martin Shaw concerning their collaboration, The rock.
Language of Materials
Collection materials are in English.
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Permission of the T. S. Eliot Estate is required to publish letters by T. S. Eliot.
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Chiefly typescript letters from T. S. Eliot to the British composer Martin Shaw relating to their collaboration on and production rights to the pageant, The rock, but also concerning other collaborations; with correspondence between Eliot and Joan Shaw (Mrs. Martin Shaw) and one letter to Eliot from Phyllis Potter.
Biographical / Historical
T. S. (Thomas Stearns) Eliot (1888-1965) was an American-British poet, dramatist, and critic, a director at the British publishing firm of Faber and Faber, and editor of The criterion. Martin Shaw (1875-1958) was an English composer who worked in the theater and also on Anglican hymnody.
Arranged alphabetically by author, then by date.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
2010M-88. Purchased with funds from the Harmand Teplow Class of 1920 Book Fund, received: 2011 March 25.
Processed by: Melanie Wisner.
- Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965. T. S. Eliot letters to Martin Shaw concerning The rock, 1933-1947: Guide.
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