[ilds] Durrell's Correspondence

Denise Tart & David Green dtart at bigpond.net.au
Mon Jun 23 14:15:45 PDT 2014


A job for a small team perhaps? Who's in?

David

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> On 24 Jun 2014, at 4:26 am, Bruce Redwine <bredwine1968 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 
> This sounds right.  Thanks, RP.  The compilation, however, would be truly "onerous," although rewarding.
> 
> Bruce
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>> On Jun 23, 2014, at 11:03 AM, Richard Pine <rpinecorfu at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> 
>> In my opinion, an edition of LD's correspondence (other than that with Miller and Aldington which has already been exhaustively covered) is not a complicated matter -  clearly the compilation would be onerous, to ferret out the less accessible items, but editing would be simple and straightforward. I'm sure there would be a readership and a publisher. And the estate would like it. The major editorial decision would involve the decision: should this be only letters from LD, or the replies also? Letters to LD, and his replies? etc etc. 
>> It's time-consuming but does not pose any insuperable problems if approached in a positive fashion. 
>> RP
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>> On Mon, 6/23/14, James Gifford <james.d.gifford at gmail.com> wrote:
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>> Subject: Re: [ilds] Durrell's Correspondence
>> To: "ILDS Listserv" <ilds at lists.uvic.ca>
>> Date: Monday, June 23, 2014, 4:50 PM
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>> On 2014-06-23, 9:01 AM,
>> Bruce Redwine wrote:
>>> Any efforts by
>> some ambitious scholar  to compile
>> Durrell's voluminous correspondence?  I guess the
>>> question is, who would publish it?
>> 
>> Would the estate permit it,
>> and at what cost?  Those are the questions 
>> I'd ask first, and they might be
>> prohibitive.  I don't think there would 
>> be great difficulty in finding a publisher.
>> 
>> -James
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