Correspondence of Alida Klemantaski Monro, 1933.

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Correspondence of Alida Klemantaski Monro, 1933.

Correspondence with some of the poets in Mrs. Monro's anthology Recent Poetry, 1923-1933, mostly relating to selection, literary rights, and payment. Correspondents include Cecil Day-Lewis, Alec Desmond Hawkins, Frederick Robert Higgins, Michael O'Donovan, Ruth Pitter, William Charles Franklin Plomer, John Pudney, Sir Herbert Edward Read, Laura Riding, Michael Roberts. Stephen Spender, Pamela L. Travers, Sylvia Townsend Warner, and Humbert Wolfe.

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Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

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Sir Stephen Harold Spender (February 28, 1909 - July 16, 1995) was an English poet and novelist who worked with the themes of social injustice and class struggle. Spender was born in London and educated at University College, Oxford. He was mentored by W. H. Auden with whom he maintained a life-long friendship. He edited Horizon with Cyril Connolly from 1939-1941. Following WW II, Spender devoted his time to criticism, co-editing the magazine Encounter from 1953-1966. Spender also held a number ...

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Warner, Sylvia Townsend, 1893-1978

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Roberts, Ursula, 1887-

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British poet, writer and political activist. During the Edwardian period, while in her 20s, wife of a pacifist Socialist clergyman, Roberts first took an active part in the campaign for women's suffrage. Using her pseudonym Susan Miles for most of her writer's career, she published her first inflammatory pamphlet THE CAUSE OF PURITY AND WOMEN'S SUFFRAGE in 1912. By the end of the first World War, the date of the earliest letters in this archive, her interest had expanded to such feminist issues ...

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Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940

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Pitter, Ruth, 1897-1992

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Pudney, John, 1909-1977

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