Accession MS COLL 00595 - Margaret Atwood Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00595

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Margaret Atwood Papers

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40 boxes (6 metres)

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Gift of Margaret Atwood, 2010

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This year’s accession of Margaret Atwood Papers complements and builds on the Atwood papers held at the Fisher Library. It includes the manuscript drafts of The Year of the Flood (published 2009), along with editorial material (manuscripts, galleys, correspondence) for other Atwood books and projects including Rude Ramsey and the Roaring Radishes, Payback, the stage version of The Penelopiad, The Blind Assassin, The Handmaid’s Tale, among other titles, and also includes various speeches, book reviews and other writing work.

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*Some files restricted.

Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form: https://fisher.library.utoronto.ca/stack-retrieval-request

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Margaret Atwood retains copyright and literary rights to all material written by her. Requests for permission for extensive photocopying should be referred to McClelland & Stewart Publishers.

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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