Reviews of Grasping the viper

Scope and Content

Reviews of Strachan's translation of Hervé Bazin's Grasping the viper (Secker and Warburg, 1950), including cuttings of reviews from the Daily Telegraph, the Spectator and the New Statesman; there is also a typescript transcript of a review of the translation by Stevie Smith, taken from World Review. Stored in the same file as: French reviews of Bazin's novel in the original, Vipère au poing; articles from French newspapers about Bazin; copy of a letter from Strachan to Cambridge University Library in 1968 requesting to see books relating to his research on Bazin; and notes to editors on the preparation of typescripts for Methuen's Twentieth Century Texts series.