University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Correspondence with poets, novelists, critics, colleagues, friends, family, and students, including John Barth, Cleanth Brooks, Allen Tate, Howard Nemerov, Lee Smith, and C. Vann Woodward; correspondence with or about various publishers, universities, books, boats, and periodicals; and material concerning Rubin's involvement with the American Studies Association, the Modern Library Association, and the Society for the Study of Southern Literature. There are also items relating to "A Bibliographical Guide to the Study of Southern Literature" and "A History of Southern Literature"; drafts of Rubin's writing, including "The Golden Weather," "Thomas Wolfe: The Weather of His Youth," "Surfaces of a Diamond," "The Edge of the Swamp," and copies of poetic, journalistic, and essay productions; items relating to Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill; materials about youth and college baseball; drafts of writings by others, including Clyde Edgerton, Howard Nemerov, Sylvia Wilkinson, and Lee Smith; and ... Read More
Stanford University
Correspondence, literary manuscripts, typescripts, proofs and final copies, as well as interviews with contemporary writers. There is an addition to the collection which is shelved separately, accession number 1990-108, which includes 18 volumes of uncorrected galleys, 1986-1990
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Typescripts, signed and with corrections and revisions, of Burgess's novels, Devil of a State (1961), The Wanting Seed (1962), and Nothing Like the Sun (1964); signed and corrected typescript and corrected galley proof of his book of criticism, Language Made Plain (1964); typescript review of John Barth's Giles Goat-Boy; and a musical composition by Burgess scored for piano and orchestra
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The William H. Gass papers consist largely of the author's own manuscript material: Manuscripts and proof material toward his books; drafts of various stories, essays, and reviews; interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials. Also present is a substantial amount of professional correspondence, primarily with universities, magazines, and publishers, as well as with his colleagues in academia and in the literary community
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
The Christine Brooke-Rose papers consist of original and carbon copy typescripts, holograph manuscripts, computer printouts, notebooks, correspondence, clippings, galley proofs, original and photocopy page proofs, offprints, documents, printed genealogies, publishing contracts, royalty statements, and family papers, ranging in date from 1893 to 1992 (bulk 1957-1992). The material is arranged in five series: Works (1897-1992, 14 boxes), Reviews (1955-1992, 1.5 boxes), Correspondence (1956-1991, 3.5 boxes), Personal/Family (1893-1979, 1 box), and Computer Printouts (1986-1989, 1 box). The Works series is arranged in three subseries: Books, Essays, and Poetry. The Reviews series is divided into two subseries: Reviews by Christine Brooke-Rose and Reviews of Works by Christine Brooke-Rose. The Correspondence series has two subseries: Business Correspondence and Personal Correspondence
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Primarily Elkin's literary mss. including plays, film scripts, essays, and stories, with the bulk of the material being mss. and editorial matter relating to his novels, in all stages of drafts from handwritten notes to word processor diskettes; together with extensive general and professional correspondence, mss. by other authors, teaching materials, and his own college literary papers. Correspondents include Doris G. Bargen, John Barth, Raymond Carver, Jerome Charyn, Robert Coover, Daniel Curley, William Gass, Herbert Gold, Daniel Halpern, Lamar Herrin, John Irving, Gordon Lish, Joseph McElroy, Howard Nemerov, Charles Newman, Joyce Carol Oates, Helen Vendler, Geoffrey Wolff, Tobias Wolff, and Hilma Wolitzer
University of Tulsa - McFarlin Library
In 1979 Robert Kirsch, literary critic for the Los Angeles Times, wrote a two-part article on the state of book reviewing in America. As part of this project, Kirsch surveyed the literary world, and collected responses from 41 authors. These letters are collected here, and include such authors as Saul Bellow, Ray Bradbury, Charles Bukowski, Lillian Hellmann, Larry McMurtry, J.D. Salinger and many others
University of Arizona


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