Letters : to Cyril Connolly, 1944 and undated.


Letters : to Cyril Connolly, 1944 and undated.

The Cyril Connolly Papers contain correspondence consisting of 3 ALS (undated) and 1 postcard (1944 Jun. 12) from Prokosch to Connolly in which Prokosch discusses such things as Connolly's articles on T.S. Eliot and W.H. Auden and Prokosch's views on writers such as G.F. Green, Rhys Davies, George Orwell, John Betjeman, Louis MacNeice and W.B. Yeats.

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