blackbirdonline journalSpring 2011  Vol. 10  No. 1
LARRY LEVIS | Elegy with an Angel at its Gate

Four Facsimile Drafts

 Facsimile Draft #1
   Angel in the Gate
 Facsimile Draft #2
   Angel in the Gate
 Facsimile Draft #3
   Angel in the Gate
 Facsimile Draft #4

Accompanying “Elegy with an Angel at Its Gate,” we present four working drafts of the poem linked from the thumbnail views above. It is impossible to guarantee that these drafts are arranged chronologically; nevertheless, we hope to provide a glimpse into Larry Levis’s mind and process as he wrote, revised, and edited his work.

Thanks to James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives for housing these documents and providing the opportunity to share them now.  end

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