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Victor Gollancz Ltd


Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

Agreement, 1978-05

Identifier: 2020.041.1.5
Scope and Contents

Agreement between The New Fiction Society Ltd. and Victor Gollancz Ltd. regarding the publication of an edition of The Family. The document bears redacted text and is initialled and signed.

Dates: 1978-05

Book reviews, 1978

Identifier: 2020.041.1.7
Scope and Contents

Proposed dust jacket blurbs including comments by Jean Rhys and Frank Kermode; dust jackets for the Gollancz and Giroux editions; photocopied press cuttings.

Dates: 1978

Buyout of remaining stock, 1984

Identifier: 2020.041.1.12
Scope and Contents

Letters, memos, and invoices regarding the buyout of the remaining stock of the Francoeur novels (The Family, The Woods, and The Country).

Dates: 1984

Correspondence, memos, 1976 - 1986

Identifier: 2020.041.1.6
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and memos regarding the publication of The Family between various publishers. Includes personal notes from Iris Murdoch, Frank Kermode and others.

Dates: 1976 - 1986

Correspondence, memos, 1975 - 1980

Identifier: 2020.041.1.9
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and memos regarding the publication of Figures in Bright Air. Includes letters regarding Plante's candidacy for University of East Anglia's Henfield Writing Fellowship.

Dates: 1975 - 1980

Correspondence, memos, 1983

Identifier: 2020.041.1.10
Scope and Contents

Correspondence and memos regarding Plante's proposed work, The Secret. Includes estimates for publication costs, sales forcast, marketing costs, etc.

Dates: 1983

Correspondence, memos, 1979 - 1984

Identifier: 2020.041.1.11
Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Plante, his agent and various publishers regarding the publication of his novel The Woods.

Dates: 1979 - 1984

David Plante - Gollancz publisher files

Identifier: 2020-041
Content Description

Collection of publisher's files relating to American novelist David Plante and four of his novels: Figures in Bright Air, The Family, The Country and The Woods and a memoir he wrote on his relationships with women and his life as a young writer in London in the late 1970s, Difficult Women, a memoir of three: Jean Rhys, Sonia Orwell, Germaine Greer. Also includes material regarding a proposed novel titled "The Secret".

Dates: 1975 - 1989

Dust jackets, 1981

Identifier: 2020.041.1.11
Scope and Contents

Two dust jackets, each with variations of paper and color.

Dates: 1981

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