Correspondence of Max Reinhardt and Graham Greene. This opens with the appo ... 

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Correspondence of Max Reinhardt and Graham Greene. This opens with the appointment of Greene as a director of The Bodley Head, although at that time his works were being published by Heinemann. Includes prefaces and drafts by Greene for reprints of his works in the collected edition when attached to correspondence. Includes general correspondence of Max Reinhardt with successive secretaries of Graham Greene, Josephine Reid, Elizabeth Dennys (Greene’s sister), Amanda Saunders (Elizabeth Dennys' daughter), and correspondence of Greene with Elizabeth Bowes Lyon.


This collection includes correspondence on: works in the collected edition, two or more works in a single letter, reprints, publishing rights generally, suggestions for and reactions to the suggestions of others for works to be published by The Bodley Head, comments on works published by The Bodley Head, some related letters of other correspondents with both Reinhardt and Greene, much social correspondence. It excludes correspondence on individual new works by Greene, which is listed under the title of each work, at Add MS 88987/2/48-89, correspondence with Greene's agents Laurence and Gerald Pollinger, at Add MS 88987/2/43, correspondence on joint publication by Heinemann, at Add MS 88987/2/44,on Penguin paperback rights, at Add MS 88987/2/45-46, and correspondence on works by others, which is listed under each author within Add MS 88987/2. At the end of each file are undated photocopied letters from Greene

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