Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 1

Title

Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 1

Description

Typescript from the third draft of Robert Kroetsch's 1969 novel The Studhorse Man.

Source

Archives and Special Collections

Publisher

Calgary: University of Calgary

Date

Contributor

Robertson, James
Smith, Amanda

Relation

Kroetsch, Robert. The Studhorse Man.

Language

English

Type

Text

Identifier

MsC. 27.10.3

UUID

4fa9a7fb-97a5-40dd-b4c3-ad8cf5a9d832

Text

[Typescript]
The Ride

Strangely enough, I am never more sane than when confined by the authorities to this droll institution. The manured fields, the manicured gardens, the peace and quiet of locked doors, the reassuring presence of uniformed nurses and muscular attendants, the quaintly distressed inmates--all conspire to flood my gaunt midde-aged body to bursting with love for my poor dear fellow men. 

Why then I should want to tell so violent a story, I hardly know: but as a young man I proposed to write a novel. For many years I gathered information on a peculiar figure who influenced greatly my youth, only to discover when finally
[Footnote]

from a novel, The Studhorse Man
[Holographic annotations]

____ too slowly? begin ____tically?

info about narrator later?

Original Format

Typescript draft with holographic annotations

Files

studhorse man - draft 3 p1 crop final.jpg

Citation

Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011, “Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 1,” University of Calgary Class Projects, accessed March 5, 2024, https://omeka.ucalgary.ca/document/292.