Papers of Stanley Edgar Hyman, 1932-1978 (bulk 1938-1970).

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Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970. Papers of Stanley Edgar Hyman, 1932-1978 (bulk 1938-1970).

Papers of Stanley Edgar Hyman, 1932-1978 (bulk 1938-1970).

Correspondence, memoranda, journal, mss. of articles, book reviews, and books, research materials, notes, reports, minutes of meetings, financial papers, printed materials, photographs, and other papers relating to Hyman's career as literary critic, book reviewer, and professor of language, literature, and the history of myth and ritual at Bennington College, Bennington, Vt. Of special interest are files pertaining to his book review column (May 1961-June 1965) published in the New Leader and letters written to Hyman by his wife, Shirley Jackson, and by his friend and mentor, Kenneth Burke. Also includes copies of some of Burke's drafts and working notes, letters from Howard Nemerov along with typescript copies of his poetry, and correspondence from Ralph Ellison concerning his own writings and Hyman's treatment of African American culture and literature. Other correspondents include Daniel Aaron, Renata Adler, Newton Arvin, John Barth, Walter Bernstein, Maud Bodkin, Joseph Campbell, Malcolm Cowley, Robert Creeley, Nicholas Delbanco, T. S. Eliot, William Empson, James T. Farrell, Francis Fergusson, Donald Finkel, Louis Harap, Nat Hentoff, Randall Jarrell, Thomas Jeltrup, Richard Kostelanetz, Hilton Kramer, Walter D. Lehrman, Frank Lentricchia, Bernard Malamud, Sidney Wilfred and June Mirkin Mintz, Marianne Moore, Frank Orenstein, Thomas Pynchon, FitzRoy Richard Somerset Raglan, I. A. Richards, Louis L. Scher, Thomas Albert Sebeok, John Updike, William Wasserstrom, Herbert Weisinger, Jay Williams, and Ben Zimmerman.

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