Files containing loose sheets of writings including faxes, draft letters, thoughts and artists statements on professional and personal matters, with related sketches, notes, correspondence, press-cuttings and images.
Photocopied research on the hare, notes and thoughts.
Photocopy of the poem The Hare to the Hunter by an anonymous poet with notes and highlighted sections. Copies of the poem The Names of the Hare in Middle English and it’s translation into Modern English [translated by Seamus Heaney in 1981]. Typed copy of Flanagan’s essay ‘Why the Hare’.
Research on the symbolism of the hare with photocopies from The Leaping Hare by George Ewart Evans and Danvid Thomson [with asterisks in various paragraphs for reference] including a photocopied image of the Dürer woodcut of The Holy Family with Three Hares (c1497). Photocopy of the prologue referencing an article in The Times, 26th November 1966 detailing the phenomenon of the prevalence of hares living on aerodromes with an asterisk beside the paragraph. Note with the leaping hare header motif referencing ‘Joan’, sculpture and hares and their meaning to Flanagan.