'Titus Groan Trilogy 1967'

Scope and Content

Letters to Maeve Gilmore. Predominantly comprises letters from UK and USA publishers: Ballantine Books; Weybright and Talley; Doubleday & Company; Penguin; and Eyre & Spottiswoode. Other correspondents are: Clyde S Kilby, Wheaton College, Illinois; Howard Gotlieb, Boston University Libraries; Baird Searles of Pacifica Radio; Dick Adler; Maurice Michael; and Langdon Jones. Subjects covered include articles about Peake's work; readings of Boy in Darkness for US radio broadcast; and the potential deposit of Peake's papers.

Enclosed articles:

  • photocopy of illustrated article: 'Ghosts and Things by Mervyn Peake', American Artist, February 1955;
  • printed article: J G Ballard, 'Fantasy Fiction', Queen, 3 January 1968;
  • typescript of Langdon Jones's editor's note for Titus Alone.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)