The Conversations of Cow – Manuscript

Series nameProse: The Conversations of Cow

The two images in this item depict an extract from a hand-written manuscript for Suniti Namjoshi’s satiric fable ‘The Conversations of Cow’ (The Women’s Press, London, 1985). The manuscript is written in blue ink in a diary and forms pages 65 and 66 in the final publication. (See also the digital item ‘The Conversations of Cow – Book’).

Date of Creation / Publication1984 - 1985
CreatorNamjoshi, Suniti
Associated Person/ Organisation
Collection and Reference NumberSuniti Namjoshi Collection (GB 2661 SN)
Catalogue NumberSN/PR/CC/2
CopyrightThe Creator and/ or the associated person or organisation where applicable.
Access to originalsThe originals are located with Suniti Namjoshi and at the Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library at the University of Toronto, Canada.
Series notesThe digital material in this file relates to Suniti Namjoshi's satirical fable, The Conversations of Cow (The Women's Press Limited, 1985). The images include an extract from the book, a hand-written transcript and twelve drawings, intended as illustrations, by Mary Meigs.
Collection notesThe digitised material in the Suniti Namjoshi Collection features extracts of several published books, including poetry novels and fables. It also includes black and white family photographs and pencil drawings of (unused) illustrations for her novel 'The Conversations of Cow', as well as an extract of an interview transcript.