Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 WJS/2/2/21
  • Dates of Creation
      9 Dec 1953-12 Jan 1955
  • Language of Material
      Morante's letters are in Italian
  • Physical Description
      3 pieces

Scope and Content

Two letters from Elsa Morante (1912-1985), Italian novelist, short story writer and children's writer, with a typescript translation of the second letter, made by Strachan. Relates to Strachan's translation of Morante's story 'Lo scialle andaluso' as 'The Andalusian shawl', and its publication in his anthology, Modern Italian stories (1955). Morante grants permission for him to publish and looks forward to reading it.

Access Information

Piece /3 (the typescript translation) is closed.