George Gissing manuscripts : the Pforzheimer scrapbook,
|Online Access:||Electronic resource from Adam Matthew Digital Collections|
Marlborough, England : [Chicago, Ill.] :
Adam Matthew Digital ; Adam Matthew Education [North American distributor],
|Series:||London low life.
|Item Description:||Title from Documents menu (viewed 25 Apr. 2010).|
Electronic reproduction of the celebrated George Gissing 'Scrapbook' from the Pforzheimer Collection. The Scrapbook is described by Dr. David Grylls as "an evidential goldmine ..., the single most important manuscript source that might be made available to Gissing scholars." It contains clippings, ephemera and notes for works from the author of London novels New Grub Street and The Nether World, which are divided thematically into headings such as 'low characters', 'gambling', 'London vulgarisms and superstitions' and 'private life of working classes'.
|Physical Description:||1 ms. (approximately 230 leaves) : illustrations, portraits.|
|Access:||Access limited to authorized users.|