Publisher: Tate; First Edition edition (March 1, 2001)
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Stanley Spencer is regarded as a British artist of singular imaginative and prescient, yet he was once additionally a prolifc and hugely person author. In moments among portray, Spencer wrote hundreds of thousands of letters. He stuffed notebooks, diaries and scraps of paper, recording his day-by-day options and destiny plans in a highly Spencerian demeanour. This publication brings jointly for the 1st time an intensive choice of Spencer's key letters, notes and theoretical writings. Adrian Glew has chosen from the wealth of Spencer's unpublished manuscripts within the Tate Archive and contains vital sections of Spencer's autobiography which remained unfinished on the time of his dying. Spencer continuously believed that his writings have been as very important as his work, and this quantity deals a distinct perception into Spencer as author, philosopher and artist.