Contains 13 Results:
This archive contains 11 notebooks with notes in several languages by Dorothy L. Sayers. A wide variety of topics are covered, but most of the material relates to Dante Alighieri and his works. Titles from the notebooks include: “The Burning Bush,” “Neutral Angels,” The Sacred Monarchy in the 10th Century, A Santi – Conzoniere, and P. Mandonnet – Siger of Brabant.
The notebooks were purchased by the Wade Center from Barbara Reynolds in 1999.
Red notebook, opens from bottom to top ("THE / EXCELSIOR / Memo Tablet" printed in black on the front), n.d.
Beige notebook with navy blue spine with "GENERAL" written on top right hand corner of the front cover
Beige notebook with maroon binding with "A SANTI / CONZONIERE / P. MANDONNET / SIGER OF BRABANT" written in pencil on the front cover, n.d.
11.5 cm x 18 cm. Pages numbered, and content is in English, French, Latin, and possibly more languages. 124 pages of writing total, most pages written on both sides. Page 26 contains an index of pages 27-128, which seems to be notes of various characters in the Divine Comedy. 70pp.
124 pages of writing total: roughly 8 pages of lists of references, 4 pages with lines of poetry, 112 pages of detailed notes
Beige notebook with navy blue binding with "D.C." written on the top right hand corner of the front cover, n.d., 1947
13 cm x 20.5 cm. Pages numbered. 17 pages of writing total, about half of which are full. Notes seem more sporadic in this book--some on Dante but also on other authors such as Tennyson. Ideas do not appear as fleshed out in the notebook as in the previous one. 13pp.
17 pages of writing total: 2 pages of brief quotations and notes, 15 pages of longer notes and commentary
16 cm x 20 cm. Title page reads: “Queries.” 39 pages of writing total. Maybe 1/4 of them are full. It seems to be a collection of quotes from various theological writings, perhaps in understanding some of the characters in Dante. 40pp.
39 pages of writing total: 15 pages of brief quotations, 24 pages of longer quotation and commentary
This archive contains 11 notebooks with notes in several languages by Dorothy L. Sayers. A wide variety of topics are covered, but most of the material relates to Dante Alighieri and his works.