Angela Carter Papers: 'Surrealism and Sexuality'

Scope and Content

Translation by Angela Carter of Surréalisme et Sexualité, by 'Xavière Gauthier' [pseudonym of Mireille Boulaire] (Paris: Gallimard, Collection Idées, 1971). Typewritten fair copy, unannotated, with a covering letter to Marion Boyars of the publishers Calder and Boyars, and a list of corrections and notes. The translation was not published as originally intended.

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Related Material

The Calder and Boyars collection held at the Lilly Library, University of Indiana, Bloomington , USA, includes correspondence between Carter and the publishing house, pages of a sample translation, and a contract to translate the work (Box 42). See [accessed 19.9.09.]


See article by Anna Watz 'Angela Carter and Xavière Gauthier's Surréalisme et sexualité' in Contemporary Women's Writing, published online by Oxford University Press on September 7, 2009 at [accessed 19.9.09]