James Purdy papers 1944-1973

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James Purdy papers, 1944-1973

James Purdy papers 1944-1973

The papers document aspects of Purdy's early literary career. Major correspondents include Carl Van Vechten, John Cowper Powys, Edith Sitwell,Paul Bowles, and Gerald Brenan.

Total Boxes: 20; Other Storage Formats: Oversize; Linear Feet: 9.0'

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Pearson, Norman Holmes, 1909-1975

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Epithet: husband of Hilda Doolittle British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x0000fc ...

Purdy, James, 1914-2009

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James Otis Purdy (July 17, 1914 - March 13, 2009) was an American novelist, short story-writer, poet, and playwright who debuted in 1956. Purdy was born in Hicksville, Ohio, and attended Bowling Green State College (now Bowling Green State University), the University of Chicago and the University of Puebla in Mexico. His most well-known works are the novels "Malcolm" and "The Nephew.": From the guide to the James Purdy papers, 1956-1973, (Ohio University) ...

Brenan, Gerald

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English writer. From the description of Gerald Brenan Collection, 1911-1978. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122602036 Edward Fitzgerald Brenan (1894-1987), was born in Malta, the son of an English army officer. He spent his earliest years in India and South Africa before being sent to England for his formal education. He studied first at Radley College and then at the Military Academy at Sandhu...

Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

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English poet, biographer, critic, and anthologist. Edited and contributed to the annual anthology Wheels. From the description of Edith Sitwell correspondence, 1942-1944. (Texas Woman's University Library). WorldCat record id: 28185434 English poet, critic, and novelist. From the description of Letter to an unknown recipient, ca. 1949. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647817483 From the description of Photoprint and letter, n.d. and 1981 Oct...

Powys, John Cowper, 1872-1963

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English novelist, essayist, and lecturer. From the description of Letter, 1934 Dec. 12, Dorchester, England, to John P. Waters, Cambridge, Mass. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34365010 From the description of Correspondence, with Alan Dakers, 1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 34364799 From the description of Letter, 1944 July 18, Cae Coed, Corwen, Wales, to Ada McVickar, New York. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 3436480...

MacLeish, Norman, 1898-1949

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Porter, Katherine Anne, 1890-1980

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Born in Texas, American author Katherine Anne Porter is primarily remembered for her exquisite short stories. Although her published output was relatively small, she was highly esteemed for her distinctive, perceptive writing, and her singular exploration of human motivation, experience, and relations. From the description of Katherine Anne Porter correspondence, 1942-1964. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52434128 Katherine Anne Porter, short s...

Laughlin, James, 1914-1997

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Laughlin writes as editor of New Directions. From the description of 1 TL (copy), 1959 April 30, New Directions, New York to Macmillan & Co. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122626450 James Laughlin (1914-1997) was an American publisher, poet and founder of New Directions Publishing Corporation. From the description of James Laughlin compositions sent to Hugh Witemeyer, 1982-1996. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612706693 Jame...

Hellman, Lillian, 1906-

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Olsen, Eugene.

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Druce, Juliette.

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Gollancz, Victor, 1893-1967

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Epithet: publisher and author Title: Knight British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x0000b8 Victor Gollancz (1893-1967) was educated at St. Paul's School and New College, Oxford. Having been judged unfit for foreign service during the First World War, he spent the period teaching at Repton. In 1920 Gollancz began his first job in publishing, working for Benn's publishing ho...

Rood, John

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Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999

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American expatriate writer and novelist. From the description of Letter to Bob Sharrard, 1986 December. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 54097458 American expatriate author living in Morocco. From the description of Papers of Paul Bowles [manuscript], 1957-1984 ca. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821107 American expatriate writer. From the description of Paul Bowles letter to Bob Sharrard [manuscript], 1987 March...

Canavaggia, Marie

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Gallup, Donald Clifford 1913-

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The letter was removed from a copy of Gertrude Stein's Blood on the Dining Room Floor (New York: Banyan Press, 1948; barcode 110631983) acquired by MASC. From the guide to the Letter, 1948 January 16, New Haven Connecticut [to] Mr. Roscher., 1948 January 16, (Washington State University Libraries) Donald Gallup served as the curator of the Yale Collection of American Literature for over thirty years. Prior to working at Yale, Gallup taught English at Southern Me...