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AC - Amit Chaudhuri Archive

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Amit Chaudhuri Archive
Chaudhuri, Amit
Administrative/Biographical history
Professor of Contemporary Literature at UEA, Chaudhuri is a distinguished literary critic and prize-winning author of six novels.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
This small collection is on loan to the British Archive for Contemporary Writing (BACW) and was deposited in 2015.
Scope and content
This collection comprises one box containing three A4 notebooks.

One notebook contains part of Chaudhuri's PhD thesis on DH Lawrence but also three short stories, one of which ‘Portrait of the Artist’ was published in the London Review of Books. Another short story 'Four days after the Saturday Night Social’ appeared in his collection, 'Real Time'.

The other books contain more of his thesis, translations and structural notes for his book ‘Calcutta: Two Years in the City’. There are also draft letters to publishers and for stipends etc.
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