RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 462/1/5/7
Datec 1977-1989
Extent1 folder
TitleTypescript draft introduction to a collection of short stories, entitled 'Foreword'
DescriptionComprising a three-page typescript draft introduction to a collection of short stories that does not appear to have been published. The short stories it introduces are: 'The Birds', 'The Old Man', 'The Pool', 'The Lordly Ones' and 'The Blue Lenses'. In the text, Daphne du Maurier describes how her career as a short story writer started and developed; her relationships with her characters; her experience of writing a novel as 'a form of acting'; the inspirations for the short stories in the volume; the differences between her early and later short stories; and why she became a writer.
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsUsual EUL conditions apply.
Creator_NameMaurier, Daphne du (1907-1989); author
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