Vonnegut mss., 1941-2007


Vonnegut mss., 1941-2007

Consists of the papers of novelist Kurt Vonnegut, born in 1922.

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Gordimer, Nadine, 1923-2014

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Wouk, Herman, 1915-2019

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Metzenbaum, Howard M. (Howard Morton), 1917-2008

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Howard Morton Metzenbaum (June 4, 1917 – March 12, 2008) was an American politician and businessman. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as a U.S. Senator from Ohio from January to December 1974 and from December 1976 to January 1995. Born in Cleveland, Ohio, he attended Glenville High School there before earning B.A. and LL.B. degrees from Ohio State University. Adter earning his law degree, Metzenbaum found his Jewish faith prevented potential law firms from hiring him. Facing bitte...

Heimlich, Henry J.

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Finch, Nigel

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Godwin, Gail

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Author Gail Godwin was born in Birmingham, Ala.; grew up in Asheville, N.C.; was graduated in 1959 from the University of North Carolina with a B.A. in journalism; and studied at the Iowa Writers Workshop, earning an M.A. in creative writing and Ph. D. in English literature. She has published ten novels and taught in various colleges and universities. Godwin lives in Woodstock, N.Y. From the description of Gail Godwin papers, 1913-2006. WorldCat record id: 49338168 ...

Boyer, Rick

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Plimpton, George

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Vaughan, Samuel S.

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Samuel S. Vaughan was born in 1928 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Before enrolling in the Pennsylvania State College in 1948, he worked as a filmmaker with the movie production unit of the U.S. Marine Corps. While at Penn State, he was the founding editor of the campus literary magazine Inkling and the editor of the undergraduate humor magazine Froth. He graduated in 1951 with a degree in journalism and was then hired by King Features Syndicate, a publishing company. The following year he joined...

Moore, Paul (Tenor)

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Nault, Clifford A., 1926-....

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Vonnegut, Mark.

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Vonnegut, Alex

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Irving, John, 1959-....

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Nicholas, Ralph W.

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Roy, G. Ross (George Ross), 1924-2013

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Eagan, Andrea Boroff

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Jacobson, Michael F.

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Batscha, Robert M.

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Grant, Leonard T. (Leonard Tydings)

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English immigrant to WA who arrived in 1927 on board the "Berriama. Lived and worked in the Katanning district before returning to England in the 1930s. From the description of Letters. 1927-1930. (Libraries Australia). WorldCat record id: 223351023 ...

Harris, Charles B.

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Somer, John L.

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Degnan, James P. (James Philip)

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Failey, Majie Alford

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Frayn, Michael

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Cadou, E. J. (Eugene J.)

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Sharp, Eliot Hall

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Cooper, Richard, 1946-

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Soifer, Aviam

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Thomas, Marlo

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Klinkowitz, Jerome

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Evory, Ann (ed.) Contemporary Authors. New Revision Series, Volume 1. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1981. pp. 342-343. May, Hal and Deborah A. Straub. Contemporary Authors. New Revisions Series, Volume 25. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1989. pp. 464-474. English professor and writer Jerome Klinkowitz was born December 24, 1943, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from Marquette University in 1966 and 1967, respectively. In 1969...

Ziegfeld, Richard Evan, 1948-

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Eisenhower, Julie Nixon.

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Julie Nixon Eisenhower was born on July 5, 1948 in Washington, D.C. She is the youngest daughter of President Richard M. Nixon and Pat Nixon. She married Dwight David Eisenhower II (grandson of President Dwight D. Eisenhower) on December 22, 1968. They have two children: Jennie Elizabeth and Alex Richard. She attended Smith College, and received an M.A. from the Catholic University of America in 1971. She was an assistant editor of Saturday Evening Post in 1973, and has worked as a writer and ma...

Barrio, Raymond

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McCullough, Frances Monson, 1939-

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From the guide to the Frances McCullough papers, 1915-1994, null, (Literature and Rare Books) ...

Weide, Robert B.

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Simpson, Alan K. (Alan Kooi), 1931-

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Former United States Senator Alan Kooi Simpson was born September 2, 1931, in Denver, Colorado, the second son of former Wyoming Governor and U.S. Senator Milward Lee Simpson and Lorna Kooi Simpson. He attended public schools in Cody, Wyoming, and spent a post-graduate year at Cranbrook School in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, before entering college. He entered the University of Wyoming in 1950 and received a bachelor of science in law degree in 1954. While at the university, he was ...

Engle, Paul Hamilton

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Vonnegut, Bernard

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Gettleman, Marvin E.

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Marvin E. Gettleman (1933- ) is a professor of history at the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn. He has written books about Vietnam, El Salvador and U.S. history. From the description of Marvin E. Gettleman papers, ca. 1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 144652371 From the guide to the Marvin E. Gettleman papers, ca. 1964, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.) Marvin Gettleman (1933-) is an emeritus professor of history a...

Anderson, Laurie

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Grass, Günter

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Farber, Donald C.

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Bourjaily, Vance Nye

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Mendelson, Anne

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Hefner, Christie

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Christie Hefner is President of Playboy Enterprises. From the description of [Videotape collection] [videorecording]. 1986. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122614735 ...

Wilson, Donald W., 1938-

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Downey, Thomas J. (Thomas Joseph)

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Howie, John Marshall

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Broer, Lawrence R.

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Dorsen, Norman

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Professor Dorsen graduated from Columbia University in 1950 and the Harvard Law School in 1953, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review (1951-1953). Then, as First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, he served as an Assistant to the General Counsel of Secretary of the Army (1953-1955); in this capacity he assisted Army attorney Joseph Welch throughout the 1954 Army McCarthy Hearings. Following a Fulbright grant to the London School of Economics (1955 1956), he served as a law cler...

Navasky, Victor S.

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Victor Saul Navasky (b. 1932) is a journalist and author of the book Kennedy Justice (1971). From the description of Navasky, Victor S. (Victor Saul), 1932- (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration). naId: 10581748 ...

Pantzer, Kurt F. (Kurt Friedrich), 1892-1979

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Pantzer earned his Harvard AB in 1914, his LLB in 1917, and his SJD in 1920. From the description of Lecture and reading notes in Economics 1, 1911-1912. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77074985 Lawyer. Harv. Coll., 1914; Harv. Law School, LL.B., 1917, S.J.D., 1920. Attorney in Indianapolis, Indiana. Member: Indiana Commission on the Proposed Uniform Commercial Code, Editorial Board of the Uniform Commercial Code. Active in American Law Institute, A.B.A. President,...

Simon, Daniel

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Balakian, Peter, 1951-....

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Rees, Robert A., 1935-

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Randolph, David James, 1934-

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Plumley, William

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Biographical Note William Crawford Plumley, a scholar of modern American poetry and a published author, was born in Hamlin, West Virginia. From 1980 on, he has performed academic duties as a professor of English at University of Charleston, the former Morris Harvey College, in Charleston, West Virginia. He received an A.B. from Marshall University (1963), M. Ed. from Kent State University (1967), M.A. from Marshall University (1971), and Ph.D...

Hills, L. Rust

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Editor and author. From the description of Papers, 1954-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 42833663 ...

Flynt, Larry.

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Pittman, Bruce

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Carmichael, Leland E.

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Lipson, D. Herbert

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Penner, Jonathan

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Deal, Borden, 1922-1985

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MacShane, Frank

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Davidson, Avram

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Minetree, Harry

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Lewis, Anthony

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Sir Anthony Carey Lewis, 1915-1983; educated at Cambridge and Paris where he was taught by Nadia Boulanger. On leaving Cambridge he joined the BBC where he directed specialist programmes of 17th and 18th century music. After the Second World War he was appointed Peyton-Barber Professor of Music at the University of Birmingham, 1947-1968. While at Birmingham, Lewis developed his own interest in music of the Baroque period. His career as a conductor of Handel and Purcel took him acros...

Boorstin, Daniel Joseph

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Coffin, Tristram (Tristam Chalkley), 1909-1990

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Webb, Martha G.

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Boldt, David R. (David Rhys)

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Lawrence, Seymour

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Editor and publisher who worked with Katherine Anne Porter on SHIP OF FOOLS. From the description of Papers. 1955-1980. (University of Maryland Libraries). WorldCat record id: 23672961 Seymour Lawrence (1926-1994) served as the longtime editor and publisher of Kurt Vonnegut's works through Seymour Lawrence, Inc. From the description of Seymour Lawrence publishing files related to Kurt Vonnegut, 1966-1983. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 6684...

Donoso, José

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Hume, Kathryn, 1945-....

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Pohl, Frederik

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American novelist, author, editor. From the guide to the Frederik Pohl Papers, 1917-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) ...

Nalbantian, Haig R.

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Adams, James C., Jr

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Vonnegut, Kurt, Sr

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Laber, Jeri.

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Shriver, Sargent, 1915-2011

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Robert Sargent Shriver (b. 1915-d. Jan. 18, 2011), brother-in-law of John F. Kennedy, lawyer, businessman, government official, and diplomat, was Assistant General Manager, Merchandise Mart from 1948 to 1961. During and after the Kennedy administration, her served as the Director of the Peace Corps from 1961 to 1966, Director of the Office of Economic Opportunity from 1964 to 1968, and Special Assistant to President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1965 to 1968. Shriver later served as Ambassador to Franc...

Tullos, Allen, 1950-

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Allen Tullos graduated in 1976 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a Masters degree in folklore; he also earned a Ph. D. in American Studies from Yale University. His research interests have centered on American popular culture, the South, cultural geography, biography, and documentary forms. From the description of Allen Tullos collection, 1973-1985. WorldCat record id: 56597126 Allen Tullos (1950- ) graduated in 1976 from the University o...

Meissner, William

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Rattray, Helen Seldon

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Pieratt, Asa B.

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Locher, Frances Carol (ed.) Contemporary Authors. Volumes 77-80. Detroit: Gale Research Company, 1979. pp. 423-424. May, Hal and Deborah A. Straub. Contemporary Authors. New Revisions Series, Volume 25. Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1989. pp. 464-474. Librarian and bibliographer Asa Pieratt was born August 30, 1938, in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He received a B.A. from Kalamazoo College in 1961 and an A.M.L.S. from the University of Michigan in 1965. He also stu...

Davenport, Basil, 1905-1966

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Reared in Louisville, Kentucky, Basil Davenport was the eldest of two sons born to Ira William and Emily Andrews (Davison) Davenport. A slim and personable aesthete, he never married. At the Taft School he suffered from homesickness, but won distinction as an editor of the school's literary magazine, debater and thespian. At Yale he continued these pursuits and took up boxing before graduating in 1926. Then he studied classics for two years at Oxford and taught Greek tor a year at R...

Trotter, Herman

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Reilly, Charles E., 1928-

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Thomas, Ronder

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Updike, John Hoyer

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Wakefield, Dan

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Savary, Louis M.

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Reed, Peter J.

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McLaughlin, David T. (David Thomas), 1932-2004

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Maschler, Thomas Michael

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Ellison, Harlan

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Cargas, Harry J.

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Anderton, David A.

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Dobler, Bruce

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Gray, Stephen

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Vonnegut, Kurt

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Novelist. From the description of Papers, 1965-2002. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 259277264 From the description of Papers, 1941-2007. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 41182258 Kurt Vonnegut was born in Indianapolis, Indiana. His writings include articles, short stories and scripts, but he is most well-known for his novels from his first, Player Piano in 1952, through Cat's Cradle and Slaughterhouse Five, to his last Timequake in 1997. Nanny Vo...

Lathem, Edward Connery

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Hart, James D. (James David), 1911-1990

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Hart earned his Harvard AM in 1933 and his PhD in 1936. From the description of Notes in Comparative Literature 11, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511481 From the description of Notes in English 52, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511508 From the description of Notes in English 19, 1932-1933. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 228511487 From the description of Notes in English 9, 1932-1933. (Harvard Un...

Sipper, Ralph B.

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Bookseller. From the description of Letters, 1973-1996. (Indiana University). WorldCat record id: 38483307 ...

Chapin, Schuyler

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Music administrator. From the description of Reminiscences of Schuyler Garrison Chapin : oral history, 1977. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309731332 Chapin was general manager of the Metropolitan Opera. From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Feb. 7, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861173 ...

Cousins, Norman

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Biography Cousins was born on June 24, 1915 in Union Hill, New Jersey; attended Teachers College, Columbia University; began working at New York post as the education editor, 1934-35; worked at Current history as book reviewer, literary editor, and managing editor, 1935-40; married Eleanor (Ellen) Kopf in 1939; executive editor (1940-42), and editor-in-chief (1942-71) of Saturday Review Of Literature, later known as Saturday Review; editor of...

Slavitt, David R., 1935-....

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Macrae, John

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Goodson, Mark

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Klunder, Barbara

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Dees, Morris.

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Wästberg, Per Erik

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Ewick, Charles Ray

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Mellen, Joan.

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Epithet: Professor of English Temple University Philadelphia USA British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x000354 ...

Dillon, Diane.

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Ginzburg, Alexander.

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