Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Paul Dehn, autograph manuscript draft of the poem 'Poissons d'Or', together with a printed version

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Title: Paul Dehn, autograph manuscript draft of the poem 'Poissons d'Or', together with a printed version

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Dehn

Creator(s): Dehn, Paul (1912-1976)

Date: c.1953-1954

Main language: English

Size and medium: 1 folder (18 ff. and a cutting); manuscript and printed material.

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8523 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Comprises: (1) An autograph manuscript draft of Paul Dehn's poem entitled 'Poisson D'Or' [sic] with many revisions and versions of parts of it; and (2) A printed version of the poem, cut out of 'Harper's bazaar', January 1954, p.159.

The text is written in blue ink on ruled pale blue paper, originally sewn as a quire, but now partly loose. After the first (blank) recto, the successive pages and leaves are numbered in draft order.

Administrative or biographical history

Paul (Edward) Dehn (1912-1976), the poet and author of screenplays and documentaries. For fuller details of his life and achievements see 'Who was who', Vol.7.

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