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Cecil Day Lewis letter to G.M. Young


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One typed letter and signed written by Cecil Day Lewis to author G. M. Young, with Day Lewis's embossed letterhead on first leaf, dated approximately 1930. The letter (56 typed-lines, with two manuscript annotations, in Day Lewis's pencil holograph) goes on to discuss, in some technical detail, the effects of rising rhythm and verbal stresses on a poem, and the differences between iambic and trochee verse. G.M. Young is the author of a number of books, including,

Early Victorian England 1830-1865 and Last Essays; and also edited books of poetry by Thomas Hardy, Tennyson et al.

Box 44, F0722: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Purchase, 2004.

Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, March 2016.

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University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
Finding Aid Date
2016 March 7
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Cecil Day Lewis letter to G.M. Young, 1930.
Box 44 Folder F0722

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