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An odyssey : typescript

Identifier: MSS 0099-F1005

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.


  • Creation: undated


Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

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The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. Please contact Special Collections, University of Delaware Library,

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.


1 item (41 pages)


Typescript of Anthony Aikman's long verse poem "An Oddysey," undated.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Charles E. Robinson, 2015.

Related Materials

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

Shelving Summary

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

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Processed and encoded by George Apodaca, January 2016.

Finding aid for An odyssey : typescript
University of Delaware Library, Special Collections
2016 January 27
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