Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis
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Shelfmark(s): MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 51-3
Title: Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis
Dates of Creation: n.d.
Extent: 3 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English
The poet and novelist Cecil Day-Lewis (1904-1972) was Oxford Professor of Poetry, 1951-1956, and Poet Laureate, 1968-1972.
Scope and Content
Two undated poems by Cecil Day-Lewis, comprising:
- (fol. 51) 'Aeneid: Book I', a draft of Day-Lewis's translation of lines 1-61.
- (fols. 52-3) 'Hellene and Philhellene/ [In Mem. George Seferis & Maurice Bowra]'.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Bequeathed by Jill Balcon Day-Lewis, 2009.
Preferred Form of Citation
Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 51-3].
Day-Lewis | Cecil | 1904-1972 | poet and novelist
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