Fonds SC471 - David Gurr fonds

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David Gurr fonds

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CA UVICARCH SC471

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  • 1950-2000 (Production)
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    Gurr, David, 1936-

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8 m of textual records.

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(1936-)

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David Hugh Courtney Gurr is a Canadian novelist and house designer. He was born in England and adopted as a child. He was educated in Sherborne Prep School and University College London before emigrating to Canada. He attended Belmont High School the Royal Canadian Naval College and the University of Victoria before serving in the Navy 1954-70 as an executive officer and computer analyst. From 1971 to 1980 he designed and built a number of homes in Victoria and vicinity. He has been a novelist, playwright and screen writer since 1976. His novels include: "Troika" (1979), "A Woman Called Scylla" (1981), "The Action of the Tiger" (1984), "An American Spy Story" (1984), "On the Endangered List" (1985), "The Ring Master" (1987), "The Voice of the Crane" (1989), "Arcadia West" (1994) plus various thrillers under pseudonyms. In 2012 he wrote a "novel autobiography", "The Charlatan Variations: A Novel Autobiography" (2012). His plays are: "Leonora" (1984) and "The Ring Play: An Evening with Hitler" (1991). He has also coauthored two screenplays with George Cosmatos.

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The fonds consists of the manuscripts for Gurr's novels including "Troika" (1979), "A Woman Called Scylla" (1981), "The Action of the Tiger" (1984), "An American Spy Story" (1984), "On the Endangered List" (1985), and "The Ring Master" (1987). The fonds also consists of correspondence, notebooks, reviews and journals.

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The fonds is arranged by series: Series include: Series 1: Novels, Correspondence, 1976-85 arranged chronologically; Series 2: Talks, Literary Associations Correspondence; Series 3: Unpublished works, Pseudonymous works, Screenplays (series consists of notes, research files, correspondence); Series 3: Unpublished works, Pseudonymous works Screenplays (series consists of notes, research files, correspondence) ; Series 4: Personal 2-Way correspondence (1976-2010); Series 5: Manuscripts for published works arranged chronologically; Series 6: Manuscripts for unpublished works arranged chronologically; Series 7: Manuscripts for screenplays, Pseudonymous works and arranged chronologically; Series 8: Unpublished works: Manuscripts/Media/Autographs/Books/Postcard Collection; Series 9: Personal Journalism (1955-2005); Series 10: Family Documents; Series 11: Photographs.

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Correspondents include Barbara Amiel, Hal Lawrence, Christian Bailey (research re Jermemy Thorpe, Prince Charles and Lady Diana); Douglas Gibson, Linda McKnight, Anthony Powell, Jack McClelland, Vivienne Schuster, Thomas A. Stewart, Tom Rosenthal, Andre Deutsch, Corlies (Cork) Smith, Sir Denis Forman, Nicholas Morley, David Foster Wallace, Adrienne Clarkson, Anna Porter, Denise Bukowski, Malcom Lester, Anthony Jenkins, Morton Mint, Karen MacCormack, Victor Rideout, Anne Collins, Greg Gatenby, Louise Dennys, Andreas Schroeder, Sharon Abron Drache, Guy Chadsey, Barbara Munzar, Michael Korda, Bob Hilderly, Lewis Lapham, Sherrill Grace, Malcolm Black, Ronald Eyre, Rob Ritchie, Russel Vandenbroucke, David Aukin, Peter Dews, Richard Ouzounian, Pamela Hawthorn, Michal Schonberg, John Juliani, Mia Anderson, Urjo Kareda, Anthony Jones, Granville Van Dusen, Graham Greene, Chapman Pincher, Timothy Findley, Michael Hanlon, Marion Rippon, Caron Shields, Hagan Beggs, Michael Ondaatje, Avie Bennett, Howie Siegel, Doris Hefron, Bob Harlow, Patrick Crofton, Bob Rae, John Ralston Saul, June Calwood.

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Published books have been catalogued and transferred into Special Collections. http://webapp.library.uvic.ca/scbrowse/results.php?any=Gift+of+the+Author+David+Gurr&action=Search

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Created by JF, January 29, 2019.

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