File containing draft pages of Beard's Roman Women.

Archive Unit
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3104 AB/ARCH/A/BEA/1
  • Former Reference
      GB 3104 AB Poetry, 13 (page 36 only) and AB Typescript, 99B
  • Dates of Creation
      c.1976
  • Language of Material
      English
  • Physical Description

Scope and Content

The file appears to consist of at least two different (incomplete) drafts of the novel and includes two slightly different versions of pages 8, 9 and 19.

With handwritten corrections and amendments by Burgess. Burgess has written five bars of music on the back of page 36.

The surviving pages correspond with pages 9-60 and 61 of McGraw-Hill Book Company's 1976 edition of the novel.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Pages 1, 7-9, 11-14, 19, 23, 25-26, 29, 31, 33, 36 only. Pages 7, 8, 11, 26, and 31 are partially torn, and there are slight stains to pages 9 and 36.