Geoffrey Tillotson (1905-1969) was Professor of English Literature at Birkbeck College, University of London, from 1944. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Papers of Geoffrey Tillotson relating to his works on Alexander Pope, including papers relating to The rape of the lock; On the poetry of Pope (first published, Oxford, 1938, 2nd edition, 1950); and Pope and human nature (Oxford, 1958).
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M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45043-52.
English literature | 18th century
Poetry, English | 18th century
Poets, English | 18th century
Pope | Alexander | 1688-1744 | Poet
Tillotson | Geoffrey | 1905-1969 | Professor of English Literature London University