New Orleans Review Collection, 1968-1980, bulk 1970-1978.


New Orleans Review Collection, 1968-1980, bulk 1970-1978.


The New Orleans Review Collection has been arranged into seven series based on types of material: Correspondence; Copy; History of the New Orleans Review; Toole Manuscript; Miscellaneous; Printed Material; Photographic Material. In addition, Series II (Copy) and Series V (Miscellaneous) have been divided into sub-series. Material in this collection dates between 1968 and 1980--mainly between 1970 and 1978. The most valuable material is found in the Correspondence and the Copy series and in the Minutes subseries of Series V. Correspondence and minutes document the staff's functioning. Exchanges between staff and contributors is also found in the correspondence. The Copy series follows the author's manuscript through the editing process. Researchers may with to consult issues of the New Orleans Review. These are located both in the Department of Special Collections and Archives and in the University Library's Serials Collection.

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The New Orleans Review (NOR) began in 1967-1968 when Loyola faculty member Miller Williams studied the feasability of the university publishing a journal of literature and culture. Such a venture, Williams concluded, would enhance Loyola's intellectual life. Loyola President Homer Jolley, SJ., approved the project, and in the fall of 1968 the first issue of the NOR appeared. The journal's first three issues were published by Loyola for the New Orleans Consortium--which consisted of St. Mary's Do...

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American author and teacher; b. Gordon Allison Weaver, 1937. From the description of Gordon Weaver collection, 1968-2000. (Boston University). WorldCat record id: 71015281 ...

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Toole, John Kennedy, 1937-1969 (person)

John Kennedy Toole was born in New Orleans in 1937 and graduated from Tulane University. He earned a master's degree from Columbia University. He served in the army and later taught at Hunter College, the University of Southwestern Louisiana (now University of Louisiana at Lafayette), and Dominican College. Toole commited suicide in 1969. In 1981 he was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel A Confederacy of Dunces. From the description of John Kennedy Tool...

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