Archief SC055 - Aidan Higgins fonds

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Aidan Higgins fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC055

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  • 1957-1989 (Vervaardig)

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2.3 m of textual records
8 audio cassettes

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(1927-2015)

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Aidan Higgins, born in County Kildare, Ireland, is an Irish novelist, influenced in his work by modernists such as James Joyce, Brian O'Nolan and Samuel Beckett. In 1955, Higgins went to London for a time, where he continued to write novels, short stories, radio plays, and documentaries. He also spent time in South Africa and Germany. His published works include "Felo De Se" (1960), "Langrishe, Go Down" (1966), "Balcony of Europe" (1972), "Images of Africa: Diary, 1956-60" (1971), "Scenes from a Receding Past" (1977), "Bornholm Night Ferry" (1983), "Helsingor Station & Other Departures: Fictions & Autobiographies, 1956-89 (1989), and "Ronda Gorge & Other Precipices: Travel Writing, 1956-89 (1989).

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The fonds consists of manuscripts of novels, notebook, typescripts, galley proofs, sound recordings, and transcripts of radio plays and interviews with Higgins, and correspondence, including that with John Montague, from 1961 to 1971. The fonds includes manuscripts and other material relating to "Felo De Se", "Langrishe, Go Down", "Balcony of Europe", "Images of Africa", "Scenes from a Receding Past", "The Assassination of Franz Ferdinand", "Uncontrollable Laughter", "Discords of Good Humour", "Vanishing Heroes", "Texts for the Air", "Winter is Coming", "Bornholm Night Ferry", "Helsingor Station", and "Ronda Gorge".

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Revised by JF, March 11, 2013.

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