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AUDEN, WYSTAN HUGH (1907-1973, poet)
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AUDEN, WYSTAN HUGH (1907-1973, poet)
AUTOGRAPH DRAFT OF AN APPARENTLY UNPUBLISHED POEM, some 30 lines, in pencil, beginning:

And Woof will revisit the movies
Again & again and again...

1 page, folio, written on the verso of a typed letter signed 'Ido', in French, mentioning the suicide of Ernst Toller and quoting William Morris, no date [but c. 1939]

Footnotes

  • Ernst Toller, the German Communist playwright, committed suicide on 22 May 1939. This poem has not been found in biographies or bibliographies of Auden, or his Collected Poems.
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