Athill, Diana, 1917-2019
- Existence: 1917-12-21 - 2019-01-23
British literary editor, novelist and memoirist who worked with some of the greatest writers of the 20th century at the London-based publishing company Andre Deutsch Ltd.
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Consists of editorial, production and publicity files for approximately 2000 books published by this London firm. Includes correspondence with Jean Rhys, Stevie Smith, and V.S. Naipaul, among many others. Also represents a great deal of the work of Deutsch editor Diana Athill who influenced women's writing in Britain.
Dates: 1952 - 1995
Scope and Contents Consist of handwritten, typed, carbon copy typed and photocopied typescripts, galley proofs and page notes, of short stories, television scripts, and novels including The Family and The Woods (2 novels in the trilogy, The Francoeur Novels) and one segment, “Jean" in Difficult Women; also included are handwritten notes and typescripts from Plante’s collaboration with Jean Rhys for Smile Please, 2 manuscript notebooks, 67 carbon copy typescript reader’s reports submitted by Plante (each including...
Dates: 1963 - 1982
Item — Box: 1.B.11, Folder: 4, item: 3
Scope and Contents Letter to V. S. Naipaul from Diana Athill and Esther with Andre Deutsch regarding corrections for his novel "A Bend in the River."
Item — Box: 1.B.11, Folder: 4, item: 2
Scope and Contents Letter from Diana Athill with Andrew Deutsch published regarding corrections to "A Bend in the River."
Item — Box: 1.B.11, Folder: 4, item: 5
Scope and Contents Letter from Diana Athill with Andrew Deutsch publishing regarding the uncorrected proof copy of "A Bend in the River" being air-mailed to him.
Item — Box: 1.B.17, Folder: 3, item: 1
Scope and Contents Letter from Diana Athill with Andre Deutsch publishing to V. S. Naipaul on the tite of his novel, "Finding the Centre: Two Narratives."
Item — Box: 1.B.17, Folder: 3, item: 2
Scope and Contents Letter from Diana Athill with Andre Deutsch pulishing to V. S. Naipaul on the title of his book. Attached is a copy of the "blurb" to advertise the book.
Item — Box: 1.B.5, Folder: 3, item: 4
Scope and Contents Letter from V. S. Naipaul's editor, Diana Athill, with Andrew Deutsch publishing, regarding the corrections to his article "The Black Power Killings in Trinidad," to be published in The Sunday Times Magazine.
Scope and Contents From the Series: The Andre Deutsch Addenda contains manuscripts, correspondence, drafts, and company ephemera for the Andre Deutch Publishing Company from the years 1988 through 1995.
Dates: 1988 - 1995