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Correspondence, Dec. 1954-May 1955

MS. Eng. c. 7410
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request


  1. (fols. 3-8) letter mentioning publication in the P.E.N. anthology New Poems, 1955, and invitation to review for the Manchester Guardian, 7 Dec. 1954.
  2. (fols. 14-16) letter mentioning approach from George Hartley (editor of Listen and proprietor of the Hessle-based Marvell Press) with regards to publishing a volume of Larkin's poetry [subsequently published as The Less Deceived, 1955], 20 Dec. 1954.
  3. (fols. 21-2) greetings card containing TS poem 'Christmas', n.d., 'Christmas 1954'.
  4. (fols. 23-33) letters discussing publication of The Less Deceived, the volume title and dedication to Monica Jones, 8, 16 Jan. 1955.
  5. (fols. 88-95) letter discussing provision of titles for poems in The Less Deceived, 8 Apr. 1955.
  6. (fols. 96-8) letter mentioning possible inclusion in New Lines (ed. Robert Conquest, London: MacMillan, 1956), and Poets of the 1950s (ed. D.J. Enright, Tokyo: Kenkyusha Ltd, 1955), 14 Apr. 1955.


  • Creation: Dec. 1954-May 1955


125 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7410

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom