Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 339

Title

Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 339

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

411f14bb-b542-4300-96c8-2270b9ea05aa

Text

[Typescript]

pussy. He became a meek fool of a faithful (if not legal) husband and a doting foot of a father; a victim of the illusion that he was comfortable and happy, he stumbled into death and left behind him a prospering widow who, seizing old age like a bone in her teeth (thanks to the horses that xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx preserved into the future), set about enjoying this man and that as the occasion arose, going beyond all decency, prolonging almost at will her infinite and physical pleasures, luring the poor devil young farmers with their mares into her nest of stallions . . . But I cannot, I dare not, bring myself to speak of the whims and perversities of women.

Only xxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx I acknowledged by
[Holographic annotations]

339

our _____ vacuities[?] future ___

^one time in all those years of my fidelity have I been

Original Format

Typescript draft with holographic annotations

Files

studhorse man - draft 3 p339 crop final.jpg

Collection

Citation

Kroetsch, Robert, 1927-2011, “Typescript draft of The Studhorse Man, page 339,” University of Calgary Class Projects, accessed September 15, 2019, https://omeka.ucalgary.ca/document/326.