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Literary manuscripts by, and relating to Louis MacNeice, n.d.

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MS. Eng. c. 5893

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Comprises:
  1. (fols. 1-2) a holograph poem by MacNeice, 'Epitaf for Luis', n.d. [1929? a version was published in Sir Galahad 1 (1), 21 Feb. 1929, p. 9], with (fols. 3-4) notes by Christopher Holme about the poem, 1971
  2. (fols. 5-9) photocopies of index cards listing MacNeice radio broadcasts, n.d.
  3. (fols. 10-53) an incomplete cyclostyled radio play by MacNeice, 'He Had a Date', 1966
  4. (fol. 54) a letter to Christopher Holme from 'Bob', 1969
  5. (fols. 55-66) a photocopy of a typescript reminiscence, 'I saw comparatively little of Louis', n.d.

Dates

  • 1966-71

Extent

66 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 5893, fols. 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 5893

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 10395

Overview

Literary manuscripts by, and relating to, Louis MacNeice, n.d.

Biographical / Historical

Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (1907-1963) was a British poet and playwright who was part of the generation of the 'Auden Group'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought from Anthea Holme, 1995
Title
Literary manuscripts by, and relating to Louis MacNeice, n.d.
Status
Completed
Date
EAD Version 2018
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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Weston Library
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