Papers: Series IV-V, 1940-1984 (inclusive).

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Deming, Barbara, 1917-1984. Papers: Series IV-V, 1940-1984 (inclusive).

Papers: Series IV-V, 1940-1984 (inclusive).

Series IV, Writings, contains notes, drafts, correspondence, and printed pieces that provide an overview of Deming's early writings and a complete view of her writing and attempts to publish after the late 1960s. The book-length works covered include Wash Us and Comb Us: Stories by Barbara Deming (1972), We Cannot Live Withour Our Lives (1974), Remembering Who We Are: Barbara Deming in Dialogue with Gwenda Blair, et al. (1981, We Are All Part of One Another: A Barbara Deming Reader, edited by Jane Meyerding (1984), and A Humming Under My Feet: A Book of Travail (1985). Deming published articles in such literary journals as Chimera and The Hudson Review, and such political periodicals as The Nation, WIN, and Sinister Wisdom. The journals document Deming's trips to Greece, Italy, Mexico, Cuba, India, Vietnam, and elsewhere. Series V, Writings by others, contains manuscripts of poems, plays, stories, essays, and books by BD's friends and acquaintances. Every series in this collection (particularly Series II) includes similar material, but BD kept this set separate.

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