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Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers

Identifier: MS-MS-ms128

The Elyane Dezon-Jones Papers consits of correspondence, drafts of Murder Chez Proust and Meurtre chez Tante Leonie, clippings, and a photograph.


  • 1994-1996


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3.00 boxes

Biographical or Historical Information

Elyane Dezon-Jones received her undergraduate degree at the University of Poitiers, her master's degree at the University of Virginia, and her doctorate degree from the University of Paris IV Sorbonne. She joined Washington University's staff in 1991 as professor of romance languages. She is a scholar of 20th-century novelist Marcel Proust. In addition to writing scholarly studies, Dezon-Jones published two fictional novels, Murder Chez Proust and Meurtre a Petite Plaisance.

Method of Acquisition

Accession number 23064. Gift of Elyane Dezon-Jones, unknown

Accession number 23888. Gift of Elyane Dezon-Jones, December 5, 2005.

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Revision Statements

  • 2020 November 6: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the Manuscripts Collecting Area

Joel Minor
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495