Stonor, Oliver, 1903-1987
- Existence: 1903-07-03 - 1987-04-12
English novelist, reviewer, translator, and man of letters.
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Manuscripts relating to colonial writer and author of Wide Sargasso Sea: drafts of stories, letters to, from and about her; sound recordings; reviews of her books; interviews with and articles about her.Jean Rhys (1890-1979) had two intensely creative periods in her career as novelist and story writer; the first from about 1920 to 1935 and the second from about 1950 until her death in 1979. Apart from her published work, few records of the earlier period are known to survive. This...
Dates: 1920 - 1991; Majority of material found within 1949 - 1979
Dates: 1920 - 1934
Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents "The very interesting letter of 1940 came about because I wrote to tell him I had been reading with much admiration his Sherston "Memoirs" at the time of the fall of France. The others, save the last, are all in connection with a series of interviews I was doing at the time for "John O'London's Weekly" (the one of Sassoon was printed in their issue of September 10th, 1954). Thereafter, though he duly sent me inscribed copies of his privately printed poems as they came out, there was only one...
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection comprised from several purchases. It includes correspondence, dating from 1931 to 1934, between Sassoon and Thomas Balston of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd., Morchard Bishop, Raymond Mortimer and Arthur Waley, as well as writings including 8 individual autograph poems, a galley proof of This Glib Garland (1931), and drafts, mock-up, and proof copy of Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre (1931). Also included is a 1920 studio portrait of Sassoon inscribed to him by J.B....
Dates: 1919 - 1955