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Terence Tiller Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS36
This small collection consists of Terence Tiller’s drafts and final typescripts of two radio plays produced for BBC Radio 3. He modernized and abridged the anonymous 15th century poem, “The Flower and the Leaf” which aired on November 9, 1970 on BBC Radio 3. He wrote and produced “The Road to Shalott,” in his words “a study of the literary and psychological sources of Tennyson’s enigmatic poem, “The Lady of Shalott.” This program aired on December 3, 1971 on BBC Radio 3.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1971

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

Extent

1 Boxes

Overview

Terence Rogers Tiller was born in Truro, Cornwall, United Kingdom on September 19, 1916 and died in London on December 24, 1987. He taught medieval history at the University of Cambridge from 1937 to 1939 and English literature at the University of Cairo during World War II. He worked as a radio writer and producer for BBC Radio 3 programs from 1946-1976. He was also a noted playwright, translator and poet. This small collection consists of Terence Tiller’s drafts and final typescripts of two radio plays produced for BBC Radio 3: “The Flower and the Leaf,” and “The Road to Shalott.”

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The Terence Tiller materials were acquired by the McCormick Library in the early 1980s.
Title
Guide to the Terence Tiller Collection
Author
Sigrid Pohl Perry
Date
August 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Deering McCormick Library of Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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