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Scope Note: http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1424060 Found in 60 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Duncan Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms037
Scope and Contents The highlight of the Robert Duncan Papers is his correspondence with author Leroi Jones, which spans the years 1962-1964. The letters discuss many issues contemporary to that time: Black dada, current publishing, and other authors, such as Robert Creeley, Charles Olson, and Diane DiPrima. The remainder of the collection consists of material toward several of Duncan's books. Of particular interest is the correspondence and material toward A Book of Resemblances:...

William Everson Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms042
Scope and Contents The William Everson Papers include correspondence between the author and the well-known book dealer Henry Wenning. Wenning was a friend and confidante to a great number of authors, many of whom are included in Washington University's Modern Literature Collection. He acted as publisher for Everson's poetry collection, The Blowing of the Seed (1966), and much of this correspondence deals with this book. The collection also contains a number of poetry...

Raymond Federman Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms044
Scope and Contents The Raymond Federman Collection includes extensive draft and proof materials toward Federman's books including Double or Nothing, Amer Eldorado, Aunt Rachel's Fur, and Shhh. Also, materials relating to his critical work on Samuel Beckett, short stories, poems, essays, extensive correspondence, unpublished works, reel-to-reel audio recordings, student...

Donald Finkel Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms045
Scope and Contents

The Donald Finkel Papers include his extensive research materials, journals, notes, and heavily revised manuscripts. A large collection of editorial matter toward all of his books and a small, yet revealing professional correspondence with editors and literary colleagues completes the Finkel Papers.

Ford Madox Ford Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms046
Scope and Contents The most significant portion of Washington University's Ford Madox Ford Papers is the carbon typescript of A Little Less Than Gods (1928), Ford's novel of romance and adventure set in the Napoleonic Wars. This manuscript contains numerous revisions and corrections by him. The collection also contains several letters from Ford, primarily to Alfred H. Mendes, whose book Ford was helping to get published, as well as an autograph draft of the poem ...

John Rison Fordyce Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms047
Scope and Contents

The John Rison Fordyce Papers consists primarily of material towards a history of the DeSoto expedition, entitled "Trailing DeSoto." In addition to chapter drafts, the collection contains typed and autograph notecards, various maps, and a scrapbook.

William Gaddis Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms049
Scope and Contents The William Gaddis Papers consist largely of his own manuscript material: manuscripts and source material toward his books, drafts of various stories, published and unpublished, as well as essays, reviews, interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials. Also present is a substantial amount of personal and general correspondence, primarily with family, friends, and fans. In addition, there is a relatively large amount of correspondence to editors, translators, and...

Isabella Gardner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms050
Scope and Contents

The Isabella Gardner Papers contain manuscript and editorial material toward most of her books drafts of individual poems as well as letters to and from various editors, friends, and family.

William H. Gass Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms051
Scope and Contents

The William H. Gass Papers consist largely of his 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.

Herbert Howarth Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms057
Scope and Contents

The Herbert Howarth Papers consists of material relating to Howarth's book, Notes on Some Figures Behind T. S. Eliot (1964) and includes his letters to and from T.S. Eliot. Howarth submitted drafts of his text to Eliot for comment and several drafts of the book with marginal corrections by Eliot are housed in the collection. The collection offers a unique opportunity to view the response of the subject of a critical biography to the views of a biographer.