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Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis

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MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 51-3

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Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis, comprising:
  1. (fol. 51) 'Aeneid: Book I', a draft of Day-Lewis's translation of lines 1-61.
  2. (fols. 52-3) 'Hellene and Philhellene/ [In Mem. George Seferis & Maurice Bowra]'.

Dates

  • n.d.

Extent

3 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 51-3].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 51-3

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12549

Overview

Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis.

Biographical / Historical

The poet and novelist Cecil Day-Lewis (1904-1972) was Oxford Professor of Poetry, 1951-1956, and Poet Laureate, 1968-1972.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Jill Balcon Day-Lewis, 2009.
Title
Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis
Status
Completed
Author
Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Alice McDonald
Date
2017
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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