41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother
41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother, probably about 1925, in a notebook. Some were revised. Two were printed in The Gresham; ‘Dawn’ (fol. 41) x. 2, 16. xii. 22, and ‘Nightfall’ (fol. 3) x. 5, g. vi. 23. ‘Woods in the Rain’, fol. 10, was pr. in Public Schools Verse, 1924, p. 18.
‘The Traction engine’, fol. 51, was pr. by ‘C. […]’, Lions and Shadows, 1938, p. 186, as the work of ‘Hugh Weston’.
- Creation: c. 1925
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. poet. e. 153, fols. 1-2].
MS. Eng. poet. e. 153
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CMD ID 21279
41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother, probably about 1925, in a notebook.
Biographical / Historical
Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973) was an Anglo-American poet and writer. For more information, see Oxford Dictionary National Biography.
Given to Professor E.R. Dodda by C.R. Auden, 1940.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by Professor Dodds, 1979.
- 41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother
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