Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977]


Alison Lurie papers, [ca. 1960-1977]

Notes, drafts, and printer's proofs of books by Lurie including Love and Friendship, Imaginary Friends, Real People, Foreign Affairs, The War Between the Tates, The Truth About Lorin Jones, Women and Ghosts, and The Last Resort; manuscript of a short story; and correspondence. Correspondents include Sue Kaufman, David Garnett, Christopher Isherwood, Olivia Manning, Arthur Mizener, Jean Stafford, and Edmund Wilson.

4.7 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7908702

Cornell University Library

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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...