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Fiction.

 Subject
Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Scope Note: Genre that refers to works evoked from the imagination of the writer and not conferred as fact. In literature, fiction generally refers to the novel, novella, short story, and poetic forms.

Found in 71 Collections and/or Records:

Final complete manuscript of chapters I-XXX of 'Torthorwald' or 'A tale of our own time' by James Grant., [1881, or before.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.8877 (1)
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Besides being a most prolific writer of fiction (he produced some fifty-six novels), James Grant wrote on the history, particularly military history, of Scotland. He was a keen supporter of the Volunteer Movement in Edinburgh, and founded, in 1852, the National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights.

Dates: [1881, or before.]

Final complete manuscript of chapters XXXI-LXII of 'Torthorwald' or 'A tale of our own time' by James Grant., [1881, or before.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.8877 (2)
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Besides being a most prolific writer of fiction (he produced some fifty-six novels), James Grant wrote on the history, particularly military history, of Scotland. He was a keen supporter of the Volunteer Movement in Edinburgh, and founded, in 1852, the National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights.

Dates: [1881, or before.]

Final complete manuscript of 'Torthorwald' or 'A tale of our own time' by James Grant., [1881, or before.]

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MS.8877 (1)-(2)
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Besides being a most prolific writer of fiction (he produced some fifty-six novels), James Grant wrote on the history, particularly military history, of Scotland. He was a keen supporter of the Volunteer Movement in Edinburgh, and founded, in 1852, the National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights.

Dates: [1881, or before.]

Fragment, undated, of a manuscript of James Grant for a story which is apparently set in Russia., [Before 1888.]

 Item
Identifier: MS.8880
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Besides being a most prolific writer of fiction (he produced some fifty-six novels), James Grant wrote on the history, particularly military history, of Scotland. He was a keen supporter of the Volunteer Movement in Edinburgh, and founded, in 1852, the National Association for the Vindication of Scottish Rights.

Dates: [Before 1888.]

Harriet Beecher Stowe, "Uncle Tom`s Cabin" (Edinburgh, A and C Black, 1853), with copy of letter of author to the publishers.

 Item
Identifier: Acc.6823-is now MS. 50256
Scope and Contents

Including correspondence with and concerning the illustrator, M U Sears.

Dates: 1853.

Incomplete manuscript, "Bride of Lindorf", by Letitia Landon., ?1836

 Item
Identifier: MS.42333
Scope and Contents The manuscript entitled ‘Bride of Lindorf’ is a short story by Letitia Landon that was first published in the ‘Monthly Magazine’, vol.47 in 1836. The story is set in Vienna and follows the love of Ernest, the Count von Hermanstadt, for a mysterious woman who bears a strong resemblance to a painting of Beatrice Cenci.The manuscript consists of 30 folios, with original foliation. The manuscript is incomplete, missing the end of the story. There are some amendments,...
Dates: ?1836

Incomplete manuscript, 'Francesca Carrara', by Letitia Landon., ? 1834.

 Item
Identifier: MS.42328
Scope and Contents The incomplete manuscript here relates to the novel, ‘Francesca Cararra’, which was first published in 1834. The novel is set during the English Civil War and focuses on the characters of Francesca and her cousin, Guido.There are some amendments, deletions and additions to the text. The text is not formatted, although chapter divisions are noted.The chapter numbers listed here are taken from ‘Works of L. E. Landon: In Two Volumes’, volume I, published by...
Dates: ? 1834.

Incomplete manuscript, "Indian Island", by Letitia Landon., ? 1836-1896.

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Identifier: MS.42330
Scope and Contents The manuscript here is for a short story entitled ‘Indian Island’ by Letitia Landon, which was first published as part of ‘Traits and trials of early life’, in 1836. This volume was a book of moral short stories for girls. The story tells of a young brother and sister who are shipwrecked, but survive on a deserted island before being rescued by their father.The manuscript is incomplete, missing the end of the story. There are some amendments, deletions and...
Dates: ? 1836-1896.

Letter, 1964, of Doris Lessing to Naomi Mitchison.

 File
Identifier: Acc.10307
Scope and Contents

With typescripts of literary works of Mitchison.

Dates: 1964 and undated.

Literary papers of Naomi Mitchison.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.5912
Scope and Contents

Including manuscripts and corrected typescripts of plays, stories, and essays.

Dates: circa 1929-circa 1970.

Literary papers of Wendy Wood.

 Fonds
Identifier: Acc.8197
Scope and Contents

Including corrected manuscripts and typescripts of autobiographical work and stories.

Dates: circa 1930-1980.

Manuscript, "A Chronicle of the Conquest of Granada, by Fray Antonio Agapida", by Washington Irving., 1828-1829.

 Sub-Series
Identifier: MSS.42310-42312
Scope and Contents

The manuscript is in three volumes. Sections of the manuscript would appear to be in the hand of a copyist.

With the manuscript is a brief outline, by Earl Harbert of Tulane University, of the history of the manuscript.

Dates: 1828-1829.

Manuscript, "An old lady of the last century", by Letitia Landon., ?1836

 Item
Identifier: MS.42331
Scope and Contents The manuscript entitled ‘An old lady of the last century’ is a short story by Letitia Landon that was first published in the ‘Monthly Magazine’ vol.46 in 1836The story relates memories of a woman named Mrs Lawrence Burgoyne. The narrator reflects on the manners, customs and kindness of the lady and the passage of time on fashion, architecture and personal expectations.The manuscript consists of 6 folios, with original foliation. There are some amendments, deletions...
Dates: ?1836