Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996

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Eleanor Clark (1913-1996), author of novels and non-fiction works, as well as short fiction, essays, poems, and plays. Novels include Bitter Box (1946), Baldur's Gate (1970), Gloria Mundi (1979), and Camping Out (1986). Non-fiction works include the travel narratives Rome and a Villa (1952), Oysters of Locmariaquer (1964), and Tamrart: 13 Days in the Sahara (1985), and the memoir Eyes, Etc. (1977).

From the description of Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702138637

Eleanor Clark was the author of critically acclaimed novels and non-fictional works from the mid 1940s to mid 1980s, as well as short fiction, essays, poems, and plays. Novels included Bitter Box (1946), Baldur's Gate (1970), Gloria Mundi (1979), and Camping Out (1986). Non-fictional works included the travel narratives Rome and a Villa (1952) and Oysters of Locmariaquer (1965), which won the National Book Award, and the memoir Eyes, Etc. (1977).

Eleanor Clark was born July 6, 1913, in Los Angeles, California, raised in Roxbury, Connecticut, and educated at Vassar. She worked as a freelance writer, editor, and translator in the mid 1930s and as an editor for W.W. Norton & Company in New York from 1936 to 1939. Clark married Robert Penn Warren on December 7, 1952.

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From the guide to the Eleanor Clark papers, 1881-1993, 1933-1986, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library)

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. Papers. University of Maryland Libraries, UMD Libraries
creatorOf Clark, Eleanor. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, [between 1954 and 1963]. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979. Papers, 1925-1979. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Eleanor Clark letters with the Italian Historical Society of America, 1932-1933 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser collection of papers, 1920-1976, 1931-1976 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Wright, Stuart. Stuart Wright Collection, 1896-1988. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
referencedIn McDonald, John, 1906-. John McDonald papers, 1890-1999 (bulk 1945-1997). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Eleanor Clark papers, 1881-1993, 1933-1986 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
creatorOf Woolmer, J. Howard. J. Howard Woolmer papers relating to Robert Penn Warren and Eleanor Clark, 1979-1990. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Josephson, Matthew, 1899-1978. Matthew Josephson papers, 1917-1979 (inclusive). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Social work archives oral history collection, 1970-1998. Smith College, Neilson Library
creatorOf Tomes, Margot. Rome and a villa : production material. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Lockwood, Helen Drusilla, ca. 1891-1971. Helen Drusilla Lockwood papers, 1883-1971. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. Muriel Rukeyser papers, 1844-1986 (bulk 1930-1979). Library of Congress
referencedIn Horace Gregory Papers, 1920-1973 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979. Elizabeth Bishop papers, 1911-1993 (bulk 1929-1979). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf CLARK, ELEANOR. Artist file : miscellaneous uncataloged material. Museum of Modern Art (MOMA)
referencedIn Matthew Josephson papers, 1917-1979 (inclusive) Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. Robert Penn Warren and William Meredith Correspondence, 1962-1980. Vanderbilt University Library, Jean and Alexander Heard Library
referencedIn Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998. Donald E. Stanford papers, 1933-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Ellison, Ralph. Letter to Bert Krantz, 1990 February 23. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Muriel Rukeyser Papers, 1844-1986, (bulk 1930-1979) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
creatorOf Clark, Eleanor, 1913-1996. Eleanor Clark papers, 1876-1993. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Lockwood, Helen Drusilla, 1891-1971. Papers, 1883-1971, 1908-1971 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn John McDonald papers, 1890-1999, 1945-1997 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). Prompt books and related materials, 1961-2006. Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. Robert Penn Warren correspondence, 1967-1989. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Warren, Rosanna. Rosanna Warren letters to William Weaver, 1983-1996. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
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associatedWith American Repertory Theatre (Cambridge, Mass.). corporateBody
associatedWith Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. person
associatedWith Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979. person
associatedWith Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951. person
associatedWith Camus, Albert, 1913-1960. person
associatedWith Cheever, John. person
associatedWith Ellison, Ralph. person
associatedWith Fitzgerald, Robert, 1910-1985. person
associatedWith Gregory, Horace, 1898-1982 person
associatedWith Josephson, Matthew, 1899-1978. person
correspondedWith Levin, Harry, 1912-1994 person
associatedWith Lockwood, Helen Drusilla, 1891-1971. person
associatedWith MacNeice, Louis, 1907-1963. person
associatedWith McDonald, John, 1906- person
associatedWith Morante, Elsa, ca. 1912-1985. person
correspondedWith New Directions Publishing Corp. corporateBody
associatedWith Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980. person
correspondedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. person
associatedWith Stanford, Donald E. (Donald Elwin), 1913-1998. person
associatedWith Tomes, Margot. person
associatedWith Warren, Robert Penn, 1905-1989. person
associatedWith Warren, Rosanna. person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. person
associatedWith Wescott, Glenway, 1901-1987. person
associatedWith Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975. person
associatedWith Woolmer, J. Howard. person
correspondedWith Wright, Stuart. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
France
Rome (Italy)
Locmariaquer (France)
Sahara
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Novelists, American--20th century--Archives
Authors, American--20th century--Archives
American literature--20th century
Oyster culture
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Birth 1913-07-06

Death 1996-02-16

Italian,

English

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