Hayman, Ronald (1932- )
Scope:
The Ronald Hayman collection includes manuscripts and audio materials.

Manuscripts in the collection include full-length books, biographies, short stories, plays, poems, essays, articles, lectures, and notebooks—the majority of which concern stage productions, playwrights, actors, and acting technique. Manuscripts are often collected in various drafts and marked with holograph corrections.

Collected books Situation de le Citerature Auglaine d’abes puerre, Boy in a Broken City, Remember Your Lovers (unpublished), John Osborne, John Whiting (Heineman Educational Books, 1969), John Gielgud (Random House), Arthur Miller, Playback, and others.

Collected short stories include titles such as "There’s No Relationship," "All the Further to Fall," "A War of Conversations," "In Growing Expulsion," "About the Children," "Rejection," and "Just for the Women."

Collected plays include, among others, The God of Destruction, Fighting to Core, The End of an Uncle, Why Don’t You Say Something, and This is Your Wife.

Collected essays include "Marlowe," "Samuel Beckett," "The Future of Art," "Jean Cocteau," "The Poetry of Robert Graves," "Notes on a Conversation with Brecht," and "Shakespeare on the Screen."

Collected articles include "Reductionism and Pluralism," "People of Tom Stafford," "Pinero and 19th Century Drama," "Introduction to the German Theatre," "Comment," and others.

Collected lectures and talks include Brecht Evening and a BBC talk in which Hayman addresses the new direction in drama.

Collected notebooks contain assorted reviews and synopses.

Also present are manuscripts for works by other authors.

Audio materials, recorded on cassette tapes, include musical effects and interviews with Eugene Ionesco, Gunter Grass, Arnold Wesker, Noel Coward, Terence Rattigan, and Peter O’Toole, among others.

A brass engraving on an invitation to Hayman’s wedding is present, as well.
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Notable Figures
1. Hayman, Ronald, 1932-
Associated Subjects
1. Literary Collections Subject Guide
2. Radio Subject Guide