French autobiography and letters in translation

Scope and Content

Included here are examples of French translations published by Strachan - in this case translations of autobiography and letters - which span almost thirty years, as follows:

  • /1 Jean Cocteau, My journey round the world, translated from the French by W.J. Strachan (London: Peter Owen, 1958). Signed by Strachan.
  • /2 Marquis de Sade, Selected letters, preface by Gilbert Lély, translated by W.J. Strachan and edited by Margaret Crosland (London: Peter Owen, 1963). Signed by Strachan and dated November 1965.
  • /3 Henri Alain-Fournier, Towards the lost domain: letters from London, 1905, edited and translated by W.J. Strachan (Manchester: Carcanet Press, 1986).