Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977

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From the description of Sinclair Lewis : an American life : manuscript, circa 1961. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71132010

Schorer was an English professor at U.C.B.

From the description of Mark Schorer papers. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 743388731

American author.

From the description of Sinclair Lewis: an American life, typescript, 1961. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 213495734

Mark Schorer earned an MA at Harvard and his Ph.D. in English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1936. During his academic career, he held positions at Dartmouth, Harvard, and the University of California, Berkeley, where he chaired the Department of English from 1960 to 1965. A leading critic of his time, he was best known for his work, Sinclair Lewis: An American Life. Schorer was also the author of many short stories, which appeared in magazines such as The New Yorker, Harpers, The Atlantic Monthly, and Esquire.

From the description of Mark Schorer papers, circa 1930-1977. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872458

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referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Mark Schorer lectures and readings [sound recording], 1948, 1963, 1965. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Fornell, Gladys, 1904-1982. Gladys Fornell papers, 1938-1982. Newberry Library
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Mark Schorer papers, circa 1930-1977. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Mark Schorer lectures and readings [sound recording], 1948, 1963, 1965. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Papers, 1923-1978 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn New Directions Publishing Corp. records, ca. 1933-1997. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Van Dyke, Henry. Papers, 1954- University of Michigan
creatorOf Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Sinclair Lewis collection, 1885-[ongoing]. Sinclair Lewis Foundation
creatorOf Hillyer, Robert, 1895-1961. Papers, 1725-1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Material pertaining to biography of Sinclair Lewis, 1952-1962. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Gore Vidal papers, 1875-2004 (inclusive), 1936-2000 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Van Dyke, Henry. Henry Van Dyke papers, 1954- University of Michigan
creatorOf Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Papers regarding Faulkner's work as Chairman of the Writers Committee of President Eisenhower's People-to People Program [manuscript], 1956-1969. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Miscellaneous manuscripts, 1953. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Charles Andrews Fenton papers, 1954-1960 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Yaddo records, 1870-1980 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Gold, Herbert, 1924-. Herbert Gold papers, 1951-1981. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Sinclair Lewis collection of papers, 1914-1937. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Houghton Mifflin Company correspondence, 1881-1981 (inclusive), 1940-1979 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Arts Club (Berkeley, Calif.). Records of the Arts Club, 1935-1989 (bulk 1935-1958). UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn William B. Wisdom collection of Thomas Wolfe, 1909-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Evans, Evan. Correspondence, 1931-1956. University of Idaho Library
creatorOf Material pertaining to biography of Sinclair Lewis, 1952-1962 Bancroft Library
referencedIn Granville Hicks Papers, 1906-1980 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951. Letter to Hamilton Holt : LS, 1931 Oct. 26. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Derleth, August William, 1909-1971. August William Derleth papers, 1858, 1907-1978. Wisconsin Historical Society, Newspaper Project
referencedIn Stanford University Press archival book copies, 1900-2012 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Wimsatt, William K. (William Kurtz), 1907-1975. William Kurtz Wimsatt papers, 1935-1975 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Lewis Gannett additional correspondence and compositions, 1906-1966. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Sinclair Lewis: an American life, typescript, 1961. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Sinclair Lewis collection of papers, 1914-1937 The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.
referencedIn Powell, Dawn. Dawn Powell Papers, 1910-1998. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-. Sinclair Lewis : an American life : typescript, [ca. 1961] Harvard University, Houghton Library
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Correspondence to Van Wyck Brooks, 1960-1961. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Robert Hillyer Papers, 1906-1962 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn William Kurtz Wimsatt papers, 1935-1975 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Arlin Turner Papers, 1927-1980 David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Sinclair Lewis : an American life : manuscript, circa 1961. Library of Congress
creatorOf Schorer, Mark, 1908-1977. Mark Schorer papers. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1831-1835, 1916-2002 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Lawrence, D. H. (David Herbert), 1885-1930. D. H. Lawrence manuscript collection, 1913-1973. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Fenton, Charles A. Charles Andrews Fenton papers, 1954-1960 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Guérard, Albert J. (Albert Joseph), 1914-. Albert J. Guérard papers, 1932-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Benjamin H. Lehman Papers Bancroft Library
creatorOf Guthrie, Ramon, 1896-1973. Papers, 1919-1973. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn George Balanchine archive, 1924-1989 (inclusive), 1961-1983 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
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California--Berkeley
Subject
American literature
American literature--Study and teaching
English literature--Study and teaching
American literature--History and criticism
English literature--History and criticism
College teachers
English teachers
Authors, American--20th century
Novelists, American--20th century--Biography
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Birth 1908-05-17

Death 1977-08-11

Americans

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