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American essays

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Scope Note: http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807040 Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:

Lee Anderson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms004

Mary Jo Bang Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms154
Scope and Contents The Mary Jo Bang Papers consists largely of her own manuscript materials, including drafts of individual poems, book reviews, essays, introductions and translations, as well as editorial material toward her published and unpublished books. Also included are personal journals, college work, artwork, printed materials and ephemera. A substantial amount of personal and business correspondence is present, primarily with friends, family, editors, students, and...

Ruby Cohn Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MS-MS-ms028
Scope and Contents

The Ruby Cohn Papers consists largely of manuscripts toward published and unpublished essays and lectures on Samuel Beckett. In addition, the collection includes correspondence and manuscripts toward published and unpublished essay and lectures on modern theater and analyses of playwrights.

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his own manuscript material: manuscripts and source material toward his books, drafts of various stories, published and unpublished, as well as essays, reviews, interviews, and a miscellaneous assortment of notes and other materials.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...

William H. Gass Papers

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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.

Leo E. Litwak Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS-MS-ms073
Scope and Contents The Leo E. Litwak Papers consists of typescripts, manuscripts, and other editorial matter toward College Days in Earthquake Country, Home for Sale, The Medic, Nobody's Baby and Other Stories, To the Hanging Garden, and Waiting for the News.  Also includes are several essays by Litwak and correspondence between Litwak and his...

Howard Nemerov Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms089
Scope and Contents The Howard Nemerov Papers are a large group of materials which help document the career of this important American poet. The collection includes a great number of worksheets, drafts, and notes towards poems, essays, lectures, stories, collections, and novels. Nemerov corresponded with numerous important literary figures and their letters are housed in the Nemerov Papers. Kenneth Burke, Maxine Kumin, Kay Boyle, and Reed Whittemore, in particular, have been long-time correspondents with...

Robert Sward Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms110
Scope and Contents The Robert Sward Papers are one of the largest and most diverse manuscript collections among Washington University's holdings. They include an extensive correspondence with literary figures, little magazine editors, small press publishers, family members, and friends. Thousands of pages of Sward's heavily revised worksheets and journals are also present and serve as excellent examples of the poetic process at work. A large collection of little magazines, small press publications, and...

Mona Van Duyn Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms120
Scope and Contents

The Mona Van Duyn Papers contain manuscripts and editorial matter toward her books, including the award-winning Near Changes. In addition, there are numerous drafts of individual poems and correspondence from and manuscripts by numerous literary figures.

David Wagoner Papers

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Identifier: MS-MS-ms122
Scope and Contents The David Wagoner Papers consist of two accruals. The first consists of correspondence (1953-1965), notebooks (1944-1959), individual poem and essay drafts, material toward plays including Everyman for Himself, and material toward books including The Escape Artist (1965) and Rock (1958).The second accrual occurred in 2012, in which nearly 80 additional linear feet was added to the...