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41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 153

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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’.

Dates

  • c. 1925

Extent

77 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

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MS. Eng. poet. e. 153

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 21279

Abstract

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.

Custodial History

Given to Professor E.R. Dodda by C.R. Auden, 1940.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Professor Dodds, 1979.

Related Materials

For Professor Dodds collated typed copies owned by John Fuller, see MS. Eng. poet. c. 68, fols. 36-40.
Title
41 poems by W.H. Auden, copied for his mother
Status
Published
Author
EAD version 2021 by Hannah Jordan
Date
EAD version 2021
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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