Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Ronald Blythe, pre-publication text of anthology 'Each returning day : the pleasure of diaries', with a related letter

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Title: Ronald Blythe, pre-publication text of anthology 'Each returning day : the pleasure of diaries', with a related letter

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Blythe

Creator(s): Blythe, Ronald (1922-)

Date: c.1989-1991

Main language: English

Size and medium: 1 ring binder ([6], vii, 265 ff.); typescript with a little manuscript, but mainly printed material (photocopy).

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8429 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Comprises the complete pre-publication text of Ronald Blythe's anthology, here entitled 'Diaries: an exploration'. The accompanying autograph manuscript letter from Blythe is dated 25 March 1991, and concerns the sale of the text at auction.

The majority of the text consists of photocopied extracts from various printed diaries pasted on to looseleaf pages. The manuscript letter is held in a separate envelope.

Administrative or biographical history

Ronald Blythe (1922-), the British writer, lives in north-east Essex. His writings include works of fiction, such as 'A treasonable growth', 1960, social history, such as 'The age of illusion', 1963, edited anthologies, such as 'Aldeburgh anthology', 1972, and this present work 'Each returning day: the pleasure of diaries', 1989 (also published in the same year as 'The Penguin book of diaries', and in America as 'The pleasures of diaries').

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