Earl Lovelace manuscripts
The collection mainly consists of typed and handwritten notes, drafts and manuscripts of Lovelace's published output - novels, plays and short stories. Manuscripts of the following novels are included: The Schoolmaster; The Dragon Can't Dance; While Gods are Falling; The Wine of Astonishment; Salt. The collection also includes some unpublished works, including poetry.
Biographical / Historical
Earl Lovelace, who was born in Toco, Trinidad in 1935, worked in agriculture as a forest ranger before turning to writing. He is a highly successful writer with several novels, short stories and plays to his credit. He has also served as a writer in residence at The University of the West Indies as well as at other institutions in the United States of America and Great Britain.
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The manuscripts were the property of the author before they were purchased by The University of the West Indies
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