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Literary papers of Alison Fell.

Identifier: Acc.12394/1-85

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, diaries, notebooks, manuscript and typescript drafts of poetry, short stories, novels, and works for radio, film and the theatre.

This collection includes papers relating to the following published works:

'The bad box' (London: Virago, 1987)

'The crystal owl' (London: Methuen, 1988)

'Dreams, like heretics' (London: Serpent’s Tail, 1997)

'Every move you make' (London: Virago, 1984)

'The grey dancer' (London: Collins, 1981)

'Kisses for Mayakovsky' (London: Virago, 1984)

'Mer de Glace' (London: Methuen, 1991)

'The mistress of Lilliput' (London: Doubleday, 1999)

'The pillow boy of the Lady Onogoro' (London: Serpent’s Tail, 1994)

'Tricks of the light' (London: Doubleday, 2003)


  • Creation: 1971-2001.


Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


85 Folders

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 2004, Alison Fell, London.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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