Grant Duff Douglas Ainslie (1865-1948) was an English poet, critic, and diplomat. He translated works of Benedetto Croce into
English and wrote
Chosen Poems (1928) and
The Conquest of Pleasure (1942). The collection consists of correspondence to Douglas Ainslie from various persons including one letter from Ainslie
to Constance Wilde.
Grant Duff Douglas Ainslie was born in Paris, France in 1865; BA, Oxford, 1886; became an English poet, critic, and diplomat;
translated works of Benedetto Croce into English; publications include Chosen Poems (1928) and The Conquest of Pleasure (1942); died March 27, 1948.
2 boxes (1.0 linear ft.)
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