St John's College W.3 (part)

D. J. Enright, Worksheets. English, c. 1960-3

Dennis Joseph Enright (1920-2002): worksheets for the following poems, written while in Singapore: ‘Viewing a Japanese master’, ‘Speckled and smelly’, ‘Chinese cemetery’ (first published in The Listener, 10 Jan. 1963, p. 96), ‘Ecology’, ‘Freshman [or First Year] poetry’, ‘Kind’, ‘A Chinese superstition’, ‘Everyday affairs’, ‘By the wayside’, ‘I was a gulli-gulli man’s chicken’, and ‘Parliament of cats’ (the last seven poems published in Addictions, London, 1962).

Manuscript extra information

Various sizes. 65 pp. With a compliments slip from Enright as Professor of English at the University of Singapore, and a letter from Enright to Guy Lee, Librarian of St John’s College, 19 Feb. 1963, presenting the worksheets to the College.

Autograph and typescript, with an autograph airmail letter. Paper: frequently the verso of typescript essay drafts, headed notepaper or official communications.