W.H. Auden, 49 early poems on loose sheets in his own hand
W.H. Auden, 49 early poems on loose sheets in his own hand. ‘The Traction Engine’, fol. 33, and ‘The Turbine House’, fol. 31, were […] by C. Isherwood, Lions and Shadows, 1938, p. 186, as the work of ‘Hugh Weston’. There are also 7 typed poems. On fols. 36-40 are letters and a typed note by John Fuller on Auden’s early poetry; fol. 42 is a letter to Professor Dodds from Robert Wells, 1966; fols. 44-51 are letters from W.H. Auden’s father, Dr. George A. Auden, 1939-1956.
- Creation: 1938, 1939-1956, 1966
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. c. 68, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. poet. c. 68
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 21268
W.H. Auden, 49 early poems on loose sheets in his own hand.
Biographical / Historical
Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973) was an Anglo-American poet and writer. For more information see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
The poems were given to Professor E.R. Dodds by C.R. Auden, 1940.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by Professor Dodds, 1979.
- W.H. Auden, 49 early poems on loose sheets in his own hand
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