Autograph letters signed (9) : Three Hills, Warm Springs, Virginia, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1931-1935.

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Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936. Autograph letters signed (9) : Three Hills, Warm Springs, Virginia, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1931-1935.

Autograph letters signed (9) : Three Hills, Warm Springs, Virginia, to Edward Wagenknecht, 1931-1935.

Referring to Grant Overton's comments on the mystical elements of her writing in his "The Women Who Make Our Novels"; denying having had "some all-changing inner experience at some one moment of my life," but rather having had a gradual "adventure in consciousness"; thanking him for a manuscript copy of his article "The World and Mary Johnston"; agreeing to submit a short story to a proposed miscellany called The Unicorn; thanking him for a copy of Jenny Lind and for various reviews of her work.

11 items (25 p.) + with 7 envelopes.

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Pierpont Morgan Library. Wagenknecht Collection.

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Wagenknecht, Edward, 1900-2004

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Professor of English; author; book reviewer. Born Mar. 28, 1900, in Chicago. Graduated from University of Chicago, 1923, M.A. 1924. Ph. D., University of Washington (Seattle), 1932. Teaching: University of Chicago, 1923-1925 (assistant); University of Washington, Seattle, 1925-1943 (associate, assistant professor, associate professor); Illinois Institute of Technology, 1943-1947 (associate professor); Boston University, 1947-1965 (professor). Literary editor of Seattle Post-Intellig...

Johnston, Mary, 1870-1936

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Mary Johnston was born November 21, 1870 in Buchanan, Virginia to Elizabeth Alexander Johnston from Moorefield, West Virginia and John W. Johnston, lawyer and railway executive, of Botetourt County, Virginia. Mary Johnston, the oldest of six children, was followed by Eloise Johnston, Anne Johnston, John Johnston, Walter Johnston, and Elizabeth Johnston; the first and last two siblings lived most of their adult lives with Mary Johnston until her death, and they are mentioned frequently in these p...

Overton, Grant M. (Grant Martin), 1887-1930

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Journalist, literary critic, editor, and novelist. Worked for the New York Sun 1906-1908, 1910, editorial writer, 1916, and literary editor 1918-19. He worked for George H. Doran, book publisher, and was Editor of Colliers 1924-27. Author of at least ten books and editor of collections of short stories. From the description of Grant Martin Overton autographed quotation to Glen Blodget [manuscript], undated. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 225136519 From the des...