File A1/2 - The learning lark

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The learning lark


  • 1958-1966, 1978 (Creation)

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2 folders (2.5 cm.)

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The file comprises correspondence, 1958-1961, 1966 and 1978, including draft letters by Glyn Jones, relating to The learning lark (London, 1960), mostly from the publishers, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, with letters from John Elwyn, Alan Sillitoe (2), Gwyn Jones (2), Elwyn Davies, Gwyn Thomas and Roland Mathias. -- In addition, the file contains royalty statements, 1960-1966, and notes relating to the book. Also included are printed reviews of the book, 1959-1960; newspaper cuttings of an adaptation of the novel serialised in the Empire News, 1960, and manuscript of an article giving Glyn Jones's views on the book following its serialisation, [1960].

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An excerpt from The learning lark, broadcast in 1958, is included in A8/1. Cuttings of reviews of, and notices for, The learning lark, 1960-1961, are included in file A11/5. Drafts of the novel are also in NLW MSS 20713-20714C.

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Preferred citation: A1/2

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  • Text: A1/2 (1).