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The Bodleian Libraries have announced today the gift of the Day-Lewis papers which belonged to the poet Cecil Day-Lewis (1904-1972) and his wife, actress Jill Balcon (1925-2009). The archive was donated to the Bodleian Libraries by their children, Tamasin and Daniel Day-Lewis and accompanies an initial literary bequest from Jill Balcon, following her death in 2009.
It is worth bearing in mind that when the project was launched, back while Beckett was still alive, nobody, least of all Beckett himself (who had no notion of how many letters he had written over his life), suspected the scale of it.
Faber Voices is a new series of digital-only poetry ebooks which present the work of Ted Hughes, Seamus Heaney, Philip Larkin and Wendy Cope as never before. Each ebook features a new selection of the poet's work with a line-by-line synchronised recording of the poet's own reading.
A celebration of the life and work of Samuel Beckett in the city where he began his intellectual life. A week of lectures, seminars, performances, exhibits, cultural events, field trips, and workshops at Trinity College Dublin.