An odyssey : typescript


Creator: Aikman, Anthony
Date(s): undated
Call Number: MSS 0099, F1005
Language: Materials entirely in English.
Abstract: Typescript of Anthony Aikman's long verse poem "An Oddysey," undated.
Physical Description: 1 item (41 pages)
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Gift of Charles E. Robinson, 2015.
Processing Information: Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, January 2016. Finding aid prepared using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Biographical and Historical Notes

Anthony Aikman (1942-2011)

Anthony Robert Aikman was born on February 3, 1942, and was a British writer and film director. He grew up in St. Margaret's Bay. He was educated at Mercers and Westminster. He graduated from the University of Wales in 1962. He passed away on July 8, 2011.

Content Description

Apart from an autobiographical element, this poem takes for its theme a commentary on social inequalities and unrest seen in places where the author has worked for many years as a volunteer. The style is based on Byron's Childe Harold's Pilgrimmage. Byron, whose words inspired generations of Europeans to rise up against oppression and injustice. Typescript of Anthony Aikman's long verse poem "An Oddysey," undated.

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Shelving Summary

Box 69, F1005: Shelved in SPEC MSS 0099 manuscript boxes.

Access Information

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

MSS 0099, F1005, Aikman, Anthony, An Odyssey : typescript, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Related Materials

This item forms part of MSS 0099 Miscellaneous Literary and Historical Manuscripts.

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An odyssey : typescript Box 69, F1005

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