Articles and essays written between 1933 and 1988.

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Articles and essays written between 1933 and 1988.

  • ‘Premier manifeste anglais du surréalisme (fragment)’. Photocopy of article in Cahiers
  • ‘Ten proses’. Cutting from The New English Weekly, 14 Sep 1933.
  • ‘Art: Pierre Roy and transcendental realism’, Cutting from The New English Weekly, 5 Jul 1934. Published in Selected prose, 1934-1996.
  • ‘French poetry of today’. Photocopy of article in Everyman, 31 Aug 1934.
  • ‘An Enquiry’. Photocopy of the opening of a series of responses to questions about poetry in New Verse, no. 11 (Oct 1934). Gascoyne’s contribution is missing.
  • ‘The Great day’. Photocopy of article in Janus, no. 1 (Jan 1936).
  • ‘Henry Miller’. Photocopy of article in Comment, vol. 11, no. 39 (14 Sep 1936). Published in Selected prose, 1934-1996.
  • ‘The Light of the lion’s mane’. In photocopy of Contemporary Poetry and Prose, no. 8 (Dec 1936).
  • 'Exploration: traduction et préface de Michelle Duclos'. Word-processed version of a work published Bordeaux: Dufourg-Tandrup, 1992. Translation of 'Death on an explorer', first published in Under Thirty (London: Richa & Cowan, 1937)
  • ‘Blind man’s buff’. Photocopy from The Booster, année 3, no. 9 (nov 1937). Published in Selected prose, 1934-1996.
  • Introduction and texts from ‘A Little anthology of existential thought’. Photocopy of article in New Road 4, 1946. Published in Selected prose, 1934-1996.
  • ‘Introducing Kenneth Patchen. Photocopy of article in Poetry Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 1 (Spring 1946). Published in Selected Prose, 1934-1996.
  • ‘Note on symbolism: its role in metaphysical thought’. Photocopy of manuscript, typewritten French and Spanish translations with manuscript amendments by Gascoyne, photocopy of article in Poetry Quarterly, vol. 8, no. 2 (Summer 1946). Published in Selected Prose, 1934-1996.
  • ‘Clef des mots’. Manuscript and photocopy of article in 84. No. 3/4 (1948).
  • ‘Norman Cameron – four views’. Photocopy of end of article in The Review, [1971/72].
  • ‘Blurred recollections of Ruthven’. Typewritten memoir of Ruthven Todd. Not published?
  • ‘Maurice Carpenter and “The tall interpreter”’. Typewritten. 1979. Not published?
  • Letter to the editor of The Literary Review, 29 Jun 1980. Typewritten.
  • ‘Eyes in the back of the head’. Manuscript of outline and typescript of opening chapter of a projected autobiography.
  • 'Departures'. In New Departures, no. 15 (1983). Read at the Poetry Olympics of 1981, for which Feliks Topoloski produced a montage of portraits of participants, which in reproduced on the facing page.
  • Introduction to Facets of an island (Freshwater: Isle of Wight Poetry Society, 1983). Typewritten, with a copy of the published book, signed by Judy Gascoyne
  • Foreword, author’s note and text of ‘Procession to the private sector’. Photocopy of item in Michel Remy, David Gascoyne: oui’urgence del’inexprime (Nancy: Presses Universitaires de Nancy, 1984). Published in Selected prose, 1934-1996. Broadcast on BBC Radio 3, 13 Jun 1998.
  • ‘À propos du suicide de René Crevel', Photocopy of article in Europe, vol. 63, no. 6 (1985).
  • Extracts from 'A kind of declaration', & 'Prelude to a new fin-de-siècle' (Warwick: Greville Press, 1988). Typewritten draft. Corespondence and further amended drafts are with Gascoyne's correspondence with the Greville Press at Add MS 89011/6/5.

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