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Frederick Louis MacNeice CBE (1907-1963) was a British poet and playwright who was part of the 'Auden Group'. Nancy Coldstream (1909-2001), who took the married name Spender in 1942, was a British painter. MacNeice and Coldstream had an affair in the late 1930s.
Louis MacNeice letters to Nancy Coldstream. Includes:
Purchased from Philip Spender, 28 February 2007.
Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7381
MacNeice | Frederick Louis | 1907-1963 | poet and playwright
Spender | Nancy |nee Sharp, formerly Coldstream | 1909-2001 | painter
English literature -- 20th century