Selected Publications by Edward Upward

A fuller list can be found in Edward Upward: A Bibliography 1920–2000 by Alan Walker, Enitharmon Press (2000).

Year Title Original Publisher Notes Current Availability
1938 Journey to the Border Hogarth Press Dust jacket designed by Vanessa Bell.
1962 In the Thirties Heinemann Volume 1 of The Spiral Ascent. Download
1969 The Rotten Elements Heinemann Volume 2 of The Spiral Ascent. Download
1969 The Railway Accident and Other Stories Heinemann Stories. Introduction by W. H. Sellers.
  • The Railway Accident
  • The Colleagues
  • Sunday
  • Journey to the Border
  • The Island
  • New Order
Some stories republished in A Renegade in Springtime.
1977 The Spiral Ascent Heinemann The combined trilogy – including first publication of the third volume, No Home But the Struggle. Download
1987 The Night Walk and Other Stories Heinemann Stories.
  • Her Day
  • The Procession
  • An Old-Established School
  • From a Seaside Notebook – Nine Political Prose Pieces: 1976–1979 (The Juror; An Intruder at Night; The Poet Who Died; I Dreamt of a Valley; Love is Nice; We Call Them Grockles; The Spectacle; The Last Good Thing a Reporter Should Heed; Do Others)
  • Over the Cliff
  • The Interview
  • The White-Pinafored Black Cat
  • At the Ferry Inn
  • The Night Walk
Some stories republished in A Renegade in Springtime.
1994 Journey to the Border (revised version) Enitharmon Press Introduction by Stephen Spender.
1994 An Unmentionable Man Enitharmon Press Stories. Introduction by Frank Kermode.
  • An Unmentionable Man
  • The Unmentionable Thing
  • Into the Dark
  • A Ship in the Sky
  • Fred and Lil
  • With Alan to the Fair
Enitharmon Press
1994 The Mortmere Stories Enitharmon Press Early stories and fragments by Isherwood and Upward, including The Railway Accident. Introduction by Katherine Bucknell. Enitharmon Press
1996 Christopher Isherwood: Notes in Remembrance of a Friendship Enitharmon Press Non-fiction booklet. Enitharmon Press
1997 The Scenic Railway Enitharmon Press Stories.
  • The Scenic Railway
  • Investigation After Midnight
  • People Hate Me
  • The World Revolution
  • Emily and Oswin
Enitharmon Press
1998 Remembering the Earlier Auden Enitharmon Press Non-fiction booklet. Enitharmon Press
2000 The Coming Day and Other Stories Enitharmon Press Novella and stories.
  • The Coming Day – a novella
  • The Suspect – six short stories (The War Widow; Imaginative Men & Women; The Serial Dreamer; The Intangible Man; A Better Job; The Suspect)
Enitharmon Press
2003 A Renegade in Springtime Enitharmon Press Centenary collection of stories from throughout Upward’s career. Introduction by Alan Walker.
  • The Railway Accident
  • Sunday
  • The Island
  • The Procession
  • An Old-Established School
  • At the Ferry Inn
  • The White-Pinafored Black Cat
  • An Unmentionable Man
  • A Ship in the Sky
  • Emily and Oswin
  • Imaginative Men & Women
  • The Scenic Railway
Enitharmon Press
2005 Reise an die Grenze Bibliothek Suhrkamp Journey to the Border translated into German by Karin Rausch. Afterword by Elfriede Jelinek. Bibliothek Suhrkamp