Fonds SC383 - Colin John Partridge fonds

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Colin John Partridge fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC383

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  • 1958 - 2000 (Creation)

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30 cm of textual records and other material

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Colin John Partridge, now retired, was born in England in 1935. He obtained a B.A. and a Ph.D. from the University of Nottingham and taught at the City of Coventry School (1959-1961) and as an assistant lecturer at the University of Manchester (1963) before being promoted to lecturer at Manchester. He came to Canada in 1968 and was appointed assistant professor in the U. Vic. Dept. of English on 1 July of that year. Professor Partridge's publications include Thunderbird (1979), Modern American Fiction (1979), Will Warburton (1981), The Making of New Cultures: A Literary Perspective (1982), and Minor American Fiction, 1920-1940: A Survey and an Introduction (1984), Civil Disturbances (2000).

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The fonds consists of material relating to the production of his books, including correspondence, drafts and proofs. The fonds include Partridge's children's novel Thunderbird (1979), campus centred satirical short stories: Civil Distubances (2000) and Partridge's edition of the novel Will Warburton (1981), by George Gissing. There are also 2 letters from Hugh MacDiarmid (1958), and lecture notes from Dorothy Livesay.

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Includes 1 microfilm reel.

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colin-john-partridge-fonds-2

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Revised by JF, June 24, 2013.

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  • English

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