Photocopy of 'The Enjoyment of Modern Poetry'.

Scope and Content

Six articles from the Listener 10:238 (2 August 1933), 178-9; 10:240 (9 August 1933), 217-8; 10:240 (16 August 1933), 254-5; 10:241 (23 August 1933), 290-1; 10:243 (6 September 1933), 364-5; 10:245 (20 September 1933), 435-6; and a letter by HSD replying to his critics, 25 October 1933, 639.

Administrative / Biographical History

Entered St John's 1928. Jebb Studentship and Le Bas Prize 1931. BA 1931. Author of English Surrealist's manifesto, 1936 and co-curator of Surrealist Exhibition, London 1936. Surrealist prose poem 'Petron' published 1935. Published three novels 1950-60, 'The Papers of Andrew Melmoth'(1960) being the best known. Appointed College Rat Catcher 1967. Concentrated his critical talents on Wordsworth's poetry for last 20 years of his life, becoming a Trustee of Dove Cottage and having 'Wordsworth and the Worth of Words' published posthumously in 1986.

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Entered St John's 1928. Jebb Studentship and Le Bas Prize 1931. BA 1931. Author of English Surrealist's manifesto, 1936 and co-curator of Surrealist Exhibition, London 1936. Surrealist prose poem 'Petron' published 1935. Published three novels 1950-60, 'The Papers of Andrew Melmoth'(1960) being the best known. Appointed College Rat Catcher 1967. Concentrated his critical talents on Wordsworth's poetry for last 20 years of his life, becoming a Trustee of Dove Cottage and having 'Wordsworth and the Worth of Words' published posthumously in 1986.

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