Papers of Leon Edel, 1834-1977.

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Edel, Leon, 1907-1997. Papers of Leon Edel, 1834-1977.

Papers of Leon Edel, 1834-1977.

Edel's research files, drafts, and proofs for his biography of James constitute the major part of the collection. Research files are divided into six segments : I. Literary files on the construction of the major novels consisting chiefly of current and contemporary criticism II. James correspondence III. Material on James' other writing IV. Background material on the times, people and places associated with James V. Critical reviews and VI. Memorabilia. There are drafts and proof for "The life of Henry James" and "Henry James, 1843-1916." The collection also contains notes by Edel, James correspondence, material on James' other writing, background material on the times, people and places associated with James, critical reviews, and memorabilia. The collection also contains personal papers of Edel including speeches and essays unrelated to James as well as World War II correspondence and papers regarding his work with the post-war German news service Deutsche Allegemeine Nachrichten Agentur in Aachen. Material on Edmund Wilson consists of copies of some of his 1930s correspondence and of a journal, 1908-1925, a typescript of his "Letters on literature and politics, 1912-1972," and drafts for "The twenties," which Edel edited.

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Wilson, Edmund

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Edmund Wilson was an American novelist, poet, essayist, and literary critic. From the description of Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122596904 From the guide to the Edmund Wilson collection of papers, 1922-1978, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) American author and critic. From the description of Typewritten letters signed...

Deutsche Allgemeine Nachrichten Agentur.

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Edel, Leon, 1907-1997

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Author, editor and educator. From the description of Papers of Leon Edel, 1855-1972. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 53436427 Author. From the description of Reminiscences of Leon Edel : oral history, 1978. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309737832 ...

James, Henry, 1843-1916

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James was an American novelist, short story writer, critic and dramatist. From the description of Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612731792 From the guide to the Henry James transcripts of letters to others, 1873-1915., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Henry James was born in New York, NY, in 1843. During his lifetime, he was a literary and art critic (writing for Natio...