Cecil Day Lewis letter to G.M. Young

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One typed letter and signed written by Cecil Day Lewis to author G. M. Young, with Day Lewis's embossed letterhead on first leaf, dated approximately 1930. The letter (56 typed-lines, with two manuscript annotations, in Day Lewis's pencil holograph) goes on to discuss, in some technical detail, the effects of rising rhythm and verbal stresses on a poem, and the differences between iambic and trochee verse. G.M. Young is the author of a number of books, including, Early Victorian England 1830-1865 and Last Essays; and also edited books of poetry by Thomas Hardy, Tennyson et al.