Scope and Content

Essays, longer articles and web pages relating to Gascoyne. Some similar essays, etc., received by Gascoyne accompanied by letters are placed with his correspondence at Add MS 89011/5. Includes:

  • ‘A study of the poetry of David Gascoyne’, by Jake Oldershaw, 1989
  • Two accounts of a visit by Gascoyne to a school on the Isle of Wight, with three poems by pupils inspired by the visit, n.d.
  • ‘David Gascoyne’, by Philip Gardner, in Contemporary poets (London: St James Press, 1990), with an accompanying letter from the publishers.
  • ‘David Gascoyne’, by Kathleen Raine, cutting from Skoob Review, n.d.
  • Electrostatic copies of relevant pages in Bernard Bergonzi Wartime and aftermath (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).
  • First word-processed draft of Patricia Scanlan’s thesis on Gascoyne, with a covering letter, 1994.
  • Single leaf on Gascoyne printed out 11 Mar 1997.
  • ‘Surrealist expression or Communist action? In the fight against Fascism in the 1930s’, B.A. dissertation by Jan Shearsmith, 1998.
  • Web page on Gascoyne, printed out 7 Mar 1999, and revised print out of first page, 17 Aug 2001.
  • Electrostatic copy of ‘David Gascoyne’s “Night thoughts”: the infernal megalometropolis’, by Roger Scott, in ‘Lecture(s) de la ville’, Nice, 2000.
  • Web page of ‘David Gascoyne, dream catcher’, by Mike Plumbley, printed out 16 Apr 2001.
  • Single leaf on Gascoyne printed out 17 Aug 2001.
  • Article on Gascoyne by Roger Scott in the ‘Oxford Dictionary of National Biography’, published on-line and printed out on 4 Jan 2005.
  • Electrostatic copies of relevant pages in San Francisco beat, edited by David Meltzer (San Francisco: City Lights, 2007).

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