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Curle, Richard, 1883-1968



Richard Curle was born in 1883 in Scotland. After leaving Wellington College in 1901, Curle established himself as a journalist and writer in London. From 1905 he worked in publishing.In his early career he wrote leaders for such newspapers as the "Pretoria News" (South Africa), "The Rangoon Times" (Burma), and "The Daily Mail" (London). He also wrote articles for other newspapers and magazines, short stories, and books of fiction and non-fiction.In 1912 Curle was introduced to Joseph Conrad and, as a consequence of their long-standing friendship, much of Curle's writings and correspondence with colleagues and friends reflects his considerable knowledge of Conrad and his works. Curle died in 1968.

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Richard Curle correspondence and manuscript

Identifier: MS-208
Date(s): 1928 to 1938

Richard Curle (1883-1968), Scottish author. The collection contains Richard Curle's correspondence with George Matthew Adams, Herbert Faulkner West, and Harold Rugg on literary and personal matters including numerous references to R.B. Cunninghame Graham and Joseph Conrad. A handwritten essay and "A Brief Handlist of various writings-books, pamphlets, prefaces, articles and reviews and letters written by Richard Curle about Joseph Conrad" (1931) with preface are also included.

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