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Articles and book reviews by Charles Morgan, 1943-1954

MS. 12211/59
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(folder 1) Comprises:

  1. 'Turgenev's "First Love"'. A longer piece based on the Giff Edmonds Memorial Lecture, delivered to the Royal Society of Literature in 1947, n.d.
  2. Index of stories and essays unpublished in book form
  3. 'The Lost Books', published in Swiss, 1945
  4. 'English Books Abroad', published in Swiss, 1945
  5. 'The Greatcoat', 1948
  6. 'One Nation', Sunday Times, Oct 1949
  7. 'Introduction to T√Ęches d'Encre' by Petronella Armstrong, published in Switzerland, 1951
  8. 'A Near Prospect of H.M.S. Conway', Navy League Annual, 1951
  9. A student's letter communicated by Charles Morgan, Sunday Times, 23 Dec 1951
  10. 'Flaubert's Transcendence', Spectator, Feb 1952
  11. 'The Ugliest Trend', Sunday Times, 7 Feb 1952
  12. Message to Sir Max Beerbohm on the Occassion of his 80th Birthday, 29 May 1952
  13. Obituary for Eddie Marsh, 30 Mar 1953
  14. 'The Burning Glass', New York Herald Tribune, Feb 1954
  15. 'Mr. Eden's Desk', Daily Mail, 20 Sep 1954
  16. Biographical summary of Charles Morgan, written to be published prior to the publication of a series of comissioned articles by Morgan in the Daily Mail, c.1954
  17. 'What Will Happen? Confidence in the Future Can Be Restored', Sep 1954
  18. 'The Prospect of the Novel', published in Swiss, n.d.
  19. 'A Necessity of History', n.d.
  20. 'The River Line: Author's Foreword to the Latvian Edition', n.d.
  21. 'A Love Story?', Review of George Moore: Letters to Lady Cunard, n.d.

(folder 2) Comprises:

  1. 'First Fair Copy of First Draft of a Preface to "A House of Books"', 1943
  2. 'Fromentin's "Dominique"', London: The Cresset Press, 1948
  3. 'One Nation', Sep 1949 (two typescripts)
  4. 'Meredith's "Brain of Heaven"', n.d. (two manuscripts, one typescript)
  5. 'An Old Novel Re-Born', n.d. (manuscript and typescript)
  6. 'Darkness and Daylight', n.d.
  7. 'A Necessity of History', n.d.
  8. 'The Novel and Its Readers', n.d.


  • Creation: 1943-1954


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French


MS. 12211/59

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom