Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973
- Existence: 1907-02-21 - 1973-09-28
Wystan Hugh Auden (1907-1973), British-born poet and author
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
The collection consists of poetry and prose by George Barker in autograph, typescript, and printed forms, including poems with autograph revisions by T. S. Eliot. Also present are a small group of letters to Barker from editors and colleagues including Brian Higgins and Oscar Williams, six line drawings by Barker, and a collection of ten typescripts of poems by William Bell.
The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.
Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
The Cleanth Brooks Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books, textbooks, essays, lectures, and various other shorter works, classroom material, professional papers, writings of others, and personal papers which document aspects of the life and career of Cleanth Brooks.
Auden's poem, framed by a pastiche of Lear's art by Bip Pares, first appeared in the Times Literary Supplement Spring Books supplement, 25 March 1939. The border is signed "Bip Pares after Edward Lear." A manuscript of the poem, in Auden's hand, is also present in the collection (see Box 2, f. 1).
Handwritten copy of W.H. Auden’s (1907-1973) poem, “Edward Lear,” originally published in 1939. The poem refers to Lear’s “Terrible Demon,” likely his poor health, as well as his time in Italy, his love of children, his hatred of his own nose, and his love of his cat, Foss (“a cat invited him to dance and shyly squeezed his hand”).
The collection comprises correspondence, manuscript writings, lists of drawings, and printed material concerning the author and artist Edward Lear.
The collection contains correspondence, writings, artwork, and other papers by or relating to the writer David Plante. The bulk of the collection consists of letters to Plante from authors, artists, critics, editors, and film directors, as well as correspondence with Plante's partner, Nikos Stangos, and family members.
The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers consist mainly of photographs taken by the German-American recording engineer and photographer Frederick Plaut (1907-1985). Correspondence and other papers relating to Plaut and his wife are also included.