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Finding Aid for the Alvin George Manuel Business Correspondence with Richard Aldington, 1940-1956
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Description
Alvin George Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington (1892-1962), was born in Hampshire, England. Aldington began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist, became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, wrote novels about World War I, and was a critic, essayist, and translator. The collection contains correspondence between Aldington and his literary agent, Alvin G. Manuel as well as carbon copies of Manuel's letters to Aldington and others.
Background
Manuel's client, the writer Richard Aldington, was born in 1892 in Hampshire, England; he was educated at Dover College and the University of London; began his literary career in London as a part-time sports journalist; became a founding poet of the Imagist movement, which became prominent around 1912; fought in World War I, afterward moving to France; wrote novels about the War; Aldington also became a critic, essayist, and translator; moved to the United States during World War II; published works include: Images, 1910-15 (1915), D.H. Lawrence: An Indiscretion (1927), Collected Poems (1928), Death of a Hero (1929), and Lawrence of Arabia: A Biographical Inquiry; he died on July 28, 1962 in Lere, France.
Extent
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
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