Scope and Content

Stories as follows:

1. 'The Courtship of Mr. Lyon'. Typewritten, annotated; n.d. First published in Vogue.

2. 'The Tiger's Bride' formerly entitled 'La Bestia' and also 'The Lion's Bride (Venetian version)'; circa 1978.

  • Autograph draft, followed by random typewritten and autograph pages; n.d.
  • First typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d. Incomplete.
  • Second typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d.
  • Typewritten fair copy, edited and annotated; dated August 1978. Incomplete. Title changed to The Tiger's Bride.
  • Typewritten fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d. Title La Bestia.
  • Three typewritten drafts of the 'Venetian version', annotated; n.d. Title The Lion's Bride altered to La Bestia.

3. 'Puss-in-Boots'. Typewritten fair copy, annotated; [1979]. First published in The Straw and the Gold, ed. Emma Tennant (Pierrot Books, 1979).

4. 'The Erl-King'. First published in the periodical Bananas (October 1977).

  • Autograph and typewritten notes; one page dated January / March 1977.
  • Autograph draft; [1976].
  • Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; dated November 1976. Sub-title The Bird Catcher deleted.
  • Another version, typewritten, heavily annotated; dated December 1976.
  • Revised draft; dated January 1977.
  • Fair copy, lightly annotated; n.d.

5. 'The Snow Child', previously entitled 'The Sleeping Beauty'. Broadcast on BBC Radio 4.

  • Autograph draft; n.d. With title 'The Sleeping Beauty'.
  • Typewritten draft, heavily annotated; n.d. With title 'The Sleeping Beauty'.
  • Revised draft, typewritten, with further annotations; n.d. With title 'The Snow Child'.
  • Typewritten fair copy, unannotated; n.d. With title 'The Snow Child'.

6. 'The Lady of the House of Love'. Two typewritten drafts, heavily annotated, with fair copy, lightly annotated, marked 'For Chris'; n.d. First published in The Iowa Review (Summer/ Autumn 1975).

7. 'The Werewolf'. Typewritten, annotated; n.d. First published in South-West Arts Review (No. 2, October 1977).

9. 'The Company of Wolves'. Draft and fair copy, both typewritten and annotated; n.d. First published in the periodical Bananas (April 1977).

10. 'Wolf-Alice'. Three drafts, the first partly autograph, the rest typewritten and annotated; n.d. First published in the literary magazine Stand (Winter 1978, vol. 2 no. 2).

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