Edward Upward: Various Texts

Scope and Content

1. Five texts (without date), as follows:

  • 'The System' (8 sheets autograph, incomplete);
  • untitled fragment (2 sheets autograph);
  • 'The Recruit' (4 sheets autograph);
  • 'Policy' (3 sheets typescript);
  • 'Women and Children' (4 sheets typescript).

2. Proofs for 'The Falling Tower', New Writing (1941).

3. Script for BBC Radio broadcast (1962): 'Edward Upward on Down There on a Visit by Christopher Isherwood'.

4. 'On the Death and Life of W. H. Auden' (4 sheets typescript). [1973]

5. Review by Upward of Isherwood, Christopher and His Kind: a cutting from the New Statesman (1 April 1977), pp. 434-5.

6. 'The Case of Edward Upward' (2 sheets, typescript). Upward's response by published letter (London Magazine, 1987) to Stephen Spender's review of Upward, The Night Walk.

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