Papers of Guy Davenport [manuscript], 1947-1987 [manuscript].

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Papers of Guy Davenport [manuscript], 1947-1987 [manuscript].

The collection contains the manuscripts of essays and lectures on various literary subjects, letters, sketches, a book jacket and a playbill. The manuscripts include essays on Kenneth Patchen, J. R. R. Tolkien, and Lafacadio Hearn. A letter from Walter Clemons, 1969, concerns a review of "The collected stories of Jean Stafford." Sketches consist of a self portrait and a drawing of a Southern Railway switch engine.

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Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972

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Patchen and MacLeish, were both American poets. From the description of [Letter, 19]51 Mar. 12, Old Lyme, Conn. [to] Archibald MacLeish / Kenneth Patchen. (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 314411191 American poet, novelist, artist. From the description of Letter to Julien Cornell, 1951 January 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 49380977 American poet. From the description of Prospectus for "The Dark Kingdom", 1942. (Universit...

Hearn, Lafcadio, 1850-1904

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Teacher at the government college at Kumato. From the description of Letters, 1893-1894. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122442926 American author noted for his writings on Japan. From the description of Letter, 1883. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 367407866 Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), Victorian romantic writer, was born Patrick Lafcadio Hearn of Irish-Greek parentage. He emigrated to the U.S. in 1869 from Europe and in...

Tolkien, J.R.R. (John Ronald Reuel), 1892-1973

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John Ronald Reuel Tolkien was an author, scholar, and educator. Born in South Africa, he was educated at Oxford, where he nourished a love of philology and myth. During a distinguished career as professor of English at Oxford, he provided renditions of Middle English poems such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Sir Orfeo. Acting on his desire to provide a cohesive mythology for England comparable to that of Greece, he developed the world of Middle-Earth, based on Anglic philology. His most ...

Clemons, Walter

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Davenport, Guy

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American author. From the description of The bicycle rider [manuscript], galley proof, 1985. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647820340 From the description of Papers of Guy Davenport [manuscript], 1987. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647821125 From the description of The Mimes of Herondas [manuscript], 1981. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647818418 From the description of Papers : of Guy Davenport, 1961-1979 [manu...