Jean Stafford Papers 1893-1992


Jean Stafford Papers 1893-1992

Jean Stafford was a novelist and author of short stories whose Collected Short Stories (1970) won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Her papers contain typescripts, notes, drafts, tearsheets, biographical material, photographs, and extensive correspondence.



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Stafford, Jean, 1915-1979 (person)

Jean Stafford was an American author, best known for her realistic and sublimely crafted short stories. Much of her fiction invoked classical literary themes, but viewed them through the perspective of an alienated, 20th century woman. Many of her stories reflected her own tumultuous, often melodramatic personal life. From the description of Jean Stafford correspondence with Henry W. Johnstone, 1969. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55081876 Jea...