English literature | 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = AMS
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents The correspondence is that between a number of persons and Thiselton on his Shakespearean publications. The correspondents, of some 40 in number, include W. Salt Brassington, F. J. Furnivall, and Israel Gollancz.
Dates: [circa 1895]-1916
Fonds — Box CLX-A-480
Content Description This fonds consists of three letters by John Middleton Murry, and a Memorandum of Agreement between him and Jonathan Cape, publishers. These documents are seemingly unrelated but were part of one single donation by the same person. Two signed autograph letters from John Middleton Murry in his capacity as editor of The Adelphi. In the first, dated 13 June 1923, Murry writes to...
Dates: 13 June and 5 December 1923; 17 March 1939; 5 October 1950
Scope and Contents The material in the collection spans a period of 22 years from 1974 to 1996, and consists of several dozens of pages. The content tells of George Mackay Brown's annual cycle and his daily life, and particularly of visits of muses and other friends, as well as referring to publishing and contract matters. Included among the many individuals mentioned or referred to in the letters are: Ernest Marwick, Edwin Muir, Andrew Motion, Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Hermann Palsson, Simon Fraser, Esther...
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters and postcards to close friends John Freeman and John Arlott, as well as analyses of religious questions in poetry. There are circa 20 autograph letters and 10 signed letters to Freeman, 1922-1927, and circa 100 autograph letters to Arlott from the 1940s to the 1970s. The collection also includes BBC typescript broadcasts on The search for flowers, Some rare flowers of the west, ...
Scope and Contents The correspondence consists of autographed letters from Koteliansky to Sir Sidney Philip Waterlow referring to much in the literature of the period including reference to D. H. Lawrence, H. G. Wells, Evelyn Waugh, and Aldous Huxley.
Five signed letters from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson relating to a planned Oxford History of English Literature
Fonds — Box CLX-A-373
Scope and Contents Three autograph and two typed letters signed, nine pages in total, written in Leeds from 25 December 1937 to 14 May 1939. Sent from Bonamy Dobrée to Sir Herbert Grierson, suggesting a commission for a collaboration with Edmund Blunden to produce a volume on the late 18th century for a planned Oxford History of English Literature and subsequently discussing aspects of its progress.
Dates: 25 December 1937-14 May 1939
Scope and Contents Includes essays; drafts of, and corrections to The contenders, The take-over bid, and The smaller sky; revised text, and corrected typescript of The young visitors; publisher's copy of, and notebooks relating to A winter in the hills; revision to, and radio adaptation of A winter in the hills;...
Fonds — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of Lecture notes on English Literature and Divinity taken down during 1955-1956, with the English Literature notes including: - Dr. Johnson - Critical Theory, given by A. M. Clarke - The seventeenth century, also given by A. M. Clarke There are also Supplementary notes on: Wordsworth; Shelley; Matthew Arnold; and,...
Fonds — Box CLX-A-352
Scope and Contents This collection includes a total of 23 Walter De la Mare letters dating from 1926 to 1953 including: 14 letters to Mrs. Verity (7 autograph letters signed and 7 typed letters signed); 3 autograph letters signed to Marie Lamigeon; 6 typed letters signed to various other people. More perspective on Walter De la Mare's thinking can be understood regarding this important and accomplished English poet and novelist.
Fonds — Box CLX-A-480
Content Description This collection consists of three typed letters from Walter de la Mare to academic and author Charles Jasper Sisson (1885-1966), dated 6, 23, and 27 November 1933, and two typed letters to Sisson's nine-year-old daughter Rosemary Anne Sisson (1923-2017), a future novelist and television dramatist, dated 24 August and 27 September 1933.In his letters to Rosemary, de la Mare is mostly talking about his poems and answering her comments and stories about her own occupations; and in his letters...
Dates: 24 August - 27 November 1933