Guide to the Papers of Robert Allen
|Manuscript Name||Papers of Robert Allen|
|Manuscript Number||MSS 193|
|Last Updated||March 2007|
|Extent||72 cm (5 boxes, 1 folio)|
|Location||Academy Library, UNSW Canberra|
|Abstract||Summary: Holographs, drafts, and proofs of "Tokyo no hana", "Saigon : south of beyond" and "Cairo, the cabaret in the desert"|
Scope and Content
The collection comprises drafts of Tokyo no hana (1990) , Saigon, south of beyond (1990) and 'The Cairo novel'.
Papers of Robert Allen, Academy Library, UNSW Canberra, Australian Defence Force Academy, MS 193, Box [Number], Folder [Number].
Authors, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Novelists, Australian -- 20th century -- Archives.
Australian literature -- 20th century.
Tokyo no hana original title 'The flowers of the floating world' - original manuscript draft (incomplete) and photocopies of reviews, 1972-1990
Tokyo no hana - revised version after changes suggested by Viki Wright, includes pieces from folder no. 1, February 1989
Tokyo no hana - annotated photocopy typescript draft with Nikki Christer and Allen's comments
Saigon, south of beyond - 2nd annotated computer typescript draft, first half with editorial notes by Jean Bedford, p. 1-246, 1989
Saigon, south of beyond - 2nd annotated computer typescript draft, second half with editorial comments by Tom Thompson, p. 247-545, 1989
Saigon, south of beyond - final edited computer typescript draft as sent to the typesetters, 423 p. and floppy disk
'Cairo, the cabaret in the desert' - manuscript draft with computer typescript annotations, 16/8/1989-28/12/1989