Angela Carter Papers: Short stories not included in collections 5

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88899/1/46
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000128.0x0000ef
  • Dates of Creation
      1962-1966, nd
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description
      1 file

Scope and Content

Short stories.

1. 'The Space-Parsifal's Version of Pope's Essay on Man'. Earlier title 'The Caves of Silence'.

  • Two typewritten drafts, heavily annotated; n.d. One imperfect. Title 'The Caves of Silence' and variants.
  • Typewritten fair copy, unannotated; n.d. Title 'The Caves of Silence'.
  • Two typewritten fair copies, one lightly annotated; n.d. One untitled, the other with a title page stating 'The Space-Parsifal's Version of Pope's Essay on Man', with 'Parsifal' an autograph substitution for the original 'Odysseus'.

2. 'Take a Fright in the Village'.

  • Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.
  • Photocopy of version printed as 'A Victorian Fable (with Glossary)' in Nonsuch, Summer - Autumn 1966, No. 127.

3. 'The Upland Road'. Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.

4. 'A Woman of the World / Femme du Monde'.

  • Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.
  • Photocopy of version printed as 'A Very, Very Great Lady and her Son at Home' in Nonsuch, Autumn 1965, No. 125.

5. 'Yellowhead'. Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; copyright 1962.

6. Untitled short story beginning 'It's a clockwork world inside Jack Donovan's shop in the Portobello Road'. Typewritten fair copy, unannotated; n.d.

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