Angela Carter Papers: 'American Ghosts and Old-World Wonders' 2

Scope and Content

Stories as follows:

1. 'Ghost Ships'. Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.

2. 'In Pantoland'. First published in The Guardian (24 December 1991).

  • Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.
  • Word-processed draft, heavily annotated; n.d.

3. 'Ashputtle or The Mother's Ghost'. Published in The Virago Book of Ghost Stories (1987), but had appeared previously in Cosmopolitan, July 1987.

  • Autograph, typewritten, and photocopied notes; n.d.
  • Typewritten draft of three treatments of the story, heavily annotated; copyright 1986.
  • Two typewritten fair copies, lightly annotated; [1986-1987].
  • Typewritten short story 'The Burned Child', (the second of the treatments above), with photocopies of two printed versions; n.d.

4. 'Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene'. A version was first published in FMR Magazine (February 1992).

  • Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.
  • Printed version transmitted by fax; Milan, 5 December 1991.

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