Autograph Letter Signed W. H. Auden to Stella Musulin 1972-02-22

PIDhttps://hdl.handle.net/21.11115/0000-000E-C318-B
AuthorAuden, W. H.
Editor(s)
  • Mayer, Sandra
  • Frühwirth, Timo
  • Grigoriou, Dimitra
PublisherAustrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Vienna 2021
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Source Information
  • State Collections of Lower Austria
  • Stella Musulin (Depot)
  • St. Pölten
Origin
  • 1972-02-22
  • 77 St. Mark's Place
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Cite this Source (MLA 9th Edition)Andorfer Peter, Elsner Daniel, Frühwirth Timo, Grigoriou Dimitra, Mayer Sandra, Mendelson Edward and Neundlinger Helmut. Auden Musulin Papers: A Digital Edition of W. H. Auden's Letters to Stella Musulin. Austrian Centre for Digital Humanities and Cultural Heritage, Austrian Academy of Sciences, 2022, amp.acdh.oeaw.ac.at .

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  • United States General Post Office
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  • 1972-02-23
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  • Postamt Oberndorf an der Melk (post office Oberndorf an der Melk)
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  • 1972-02-28
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  • Postamt Oberndorf an der Melk (post office Oberndorf an der Melk)
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W.H.Auden
77 St Mark's Place
New York City
N.Y . 10003
U.S.A

Not quitting Kirchstetten ·

Die Baronin
Stella Musulin
Fridau
3200 Obergrabendorf
N. Ö
Austria

Feb 22nd, 1972 77 St Mark's Place
New York City
N.Y. 10003


Dear Stella;

Many thanks for your letter, Whatever
made you imagine I was quitting Kirchstetten?
Of course I'm not, The change is that I
shall be spending my winters in Oxford
not in New York.

love

Wystan

change

According to Richard Davenport-Hines's Auden biography, W. H. Auden took leave from his friends in New York City on 15 April 1972, and, after briefly returning to the US, ultimately left for Oxford on 30 September 1972.

  • Davenport-Hines Richard
  • Auden
  • Heinemann
  • London
  • 1995
  • 0-434-17507-2
  • 336-337

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