Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1969-1993.

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Casey, John, 1939-. Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1969-1993.

Papers of John Casey [manuscript], 1969-1993.

Papers of John Casey contain a typescripts of "Spartina", "Lapses," and two short stories; page proof of "Testimony and Demeanor"; articles and book reviews; course evaluations; interviews including one by Nancy Bunge; works submitted to the Henry Hoyns Fellowship committee; short stories by students; typescripts of Ann Beattie's "Leaving Home" and Marianne Wiggins's "Do you need a sandwich?"; clippings and miscellaneous items including a photograph of the 1993 American Academy of Arts and Letters ceremonial. Correspondence contains letters from other authors and family members. Topics include "Creative Righters" at the Staunton (Va.) prison; a phrase spoken by an admirer of "the sotweed factor"; a biography of John Cheever; the current literary work of friends and former students; the National Book Award and the Mildred and Harold Strauss Living, Sewanee and other writing conferences; and family news. Other authors mentioned, generally briefly, include Rebecca Brown, Pearl Buck, James A. McPherson, Tod A. Marder, Breece D'J Pancake, Mary Ryan, Mary Lee Settle, and Eudora Welty. Correspondents include John Barth, Vance N. Bourjaily, Frederic Bradlee, Rita Mae Brown, Susan Brownell, Mary Carter, Amy Cunningham, Scott Donaldson, Maureen Howard, David Huddle, Richard Jones, Alexandra Kuczynski, Janet Lembke, Eugene McCarthy, Brenda K. Marshall, Lawrence C. Melton, Reid Mitchell, Jeff Pearson, Jonathan Penner, Wyatt Prunty, Mary Ryan, Jan C. Shapin, Jonathan R. Smith, Alexander Stille, Alexander Theroux, Amanda Vaill, Marianne Wiggins, Tobias Wolff, and Lewis J. Zeldman.

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