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 2 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