Cecil Denis Pegge: Prose works

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

MS.Add.7910: Baseless fabric

A typescript 'autobiographical study', c. 1952, with a preface at the front and an 'index of fictitious names' at the end. On the inside cover is a descriptive note by C. Denis Pegge, 19 December 1971.

MS.Add.7911: The breakwater

A typescript novel written 1953-1954, revised 1969, c. 80,000 words. On the inside cover is a descriptive note by C. Denis Pegge, 28 December 1971.

Administrative / Biographical History

Cecil Dennis Pegge (fl. 1913-1997), novelist and poet, was the author of Bombay riots, a film poem (1932) and the novels Construction (1931) and Passion concert (1989). His poetic works include the collections Obsidian (1934), The fire (1942), The flying bird (1955) and Tribute (1966).

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by C. Denis Pegge, 5 April 1972.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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