NINETEENTH CENTURY LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS
Part 1: The Browning, Eliot, Thackeray and Trollope Manuscripts from the British Library, London
This is a key source for all scholars of Victorian Literature, both for textual scholars studying individual works and those interested in the life and times of major authors.
Part 1 concentrates on the papers of five major authors. It contains:
- The complete holograph manuscripts of seven novels by George Eliot including Adam Bede and Middlemarch.
- Two of Eliot’s notebooks and four volumes of her correspondence.
- Eleven volumes of diaries, 1832-63, by William Thackeray, together with a further eleven volumes of his sketches and literary manuscripts.
- Anthony Trollope’s manuscript Autobiography.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Sonnets from the Portuguese.
- Robert Browning’s The Ring and the Book.