Alexander Trocchi Papers
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Series I. Published Manuscripts. [series]:
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Material Toward Young Adam (1954).
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Drafts, 1947-1950. (2 items: Two drafts of Trocchi's novel Young Adam, one a ts. comprising about four chapters of an expanded version published by Girodias in 1954 under the pseudonym Frances Lengel (No. 6 in Atlantic Library), 58 pp., and the other a ts. with ms. and ts. insertions, 148 pp., corresponding to text in the 1961 NAL edition of The Outsiders.)
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Proofs. (1 item, 51 pp.: Galley with autograph note, "final compound of the original Olympia edition (Paris, 1954) and of the Heinemann edition (1961)." Text varies from Signet 1961 edition and from Heinemann, corresponds to 1966 Olympia Press edition.)
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Material toward screenplay. (4 items, 131 pp.: Drafts of synopsis for filming, screenplay, and shooting scripts for Young Adam.)
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Material Toward Cain's Book (1960).
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Drafts, 1956-1958. (9 items, 220 pp.: Several drafts of Trocchi's novel Cain's Book, including excerpts and paste-ups. One draft is titled "A Diary of Cain," another titled "Cain," and an excerpt is titled "Dying.")
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Notes and correspondence, [1955]. (6 items, 53 pp.: Miscellaneous notes and correspondence relating to Cain's Book.)
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Material relating to obscenity trial, 1962-1964. (5 items, 57 pp.: Solicitors' report to John Calder Publishers, 1962, on liability of Cain's Book on obscenity charges; transcript of trial; misc. clippings, with a note in Trocchi's hand.)
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Material toward Cain's Book II. (2 items: Typescript of excerpt from Cain's Book II published in Evergreen Review, July-August 1961, 14 pp.; incomplete galley proof of same.)