Aldwinckle, Eric, Letter, [6 October 1943]

00001591-5.jpg
Description: 
Letter to Harry Somers

Tabs

Case Study: 
Creative Dialogue Across the Ocean: Eric Aldwinckle’s Letters to Harry Somers
Creator: 
Aldwinckle, Eric
Source: 
letter
Date: 
[6 October 1943]
Collection/Fonds: 
Contributer: 
McMaster University Libraries
Rights: 
Copyright, public domain: McMaster University owns the rights to the archival copy of the digital image in TIFF format. Reproduced with the kind permission of Margaret Bridgman.

Identifier: 
00001591-5
Language: 
eng
Type: 
image
Format: 
jpg
Transcript: 

scattered on the floor are sufficient proof to the bombastic threatening questioning Gestapo as he explains his innocent gambling and they leave satisfied. Whereupon the thread is brought out of his mouth and the button is sewn on. He leaves a grateful happy man with a new lease on life and with European courtesy takes his leave and makes his way down the dark corridors. As he leaves the main door he stretches his arms in a gesture of exultant freedom and victory so splitting the entire seam of the coat. Knowing the utter impossibility of procuring so much more thread he despondently lopes out with half a cloak on each arm dragging in the dirt, a frustrated seeker of forbidden fruit.
-----
This is an almost bar by bar description of the ballet. If it is still too long and complicated for your purpose as an introductory comment on it as just music, I can perhaps assist