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Education Carson McCullers
Carson preferred to study not music but creative writing. She enrolled in courses at Columbia before she lost all her money, and later studied also at New York University .
Carr, Virginia Spencer. The Lonely Hunter: A Biography of Carson McCullers. Doubleday and Co. Inc.
Dews, Carlos L., and Carson McCullers. “Chronology and Notes”. Complete Novels, Library of America, Literary Classics of the United States, pp. 807-27.
One of her...
Employer Christina Stead
After her arrival in New York Stead spent several months reading unsolicited manuscripts without payment for New Masses (a Marxist publication edited by her friend Michael Gold ) because she wanted to see behind the...
Employer Elizabeth Bishop
After a six-month appointment at the University of Washington in Seattle in 1966, EB went on to teach on and off for years at Harvard and briefly at New York University .
Astley, Neil. “Elizabeth Bishop: A Bibliography; Elizabeth Bishop: Chronology”. Elizabeth Bishop: Poet of the Periphery, edited by Linda Anderson and Jo Shapcott, Bloodaxe Books, pp. 175-00.
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Employer Anne Carson
AC has taught at universities across North America. She is currently, in 2015, teaching at Bard College in New York State. She began her teaching career at the University of Calgary , and has also...
Employer Zadie Smith
She teaches creative writing at New York University .
Performance of text Anne Carson
AC 's translations from Greek manage to incorporate some of the quirkiness of her original texts and titles. She titled If Not, Winter. Fragments of Sappho, 2002, from a poetic scrap that leaves the...
Reception Christine Brooke-Rose
CBR held Guest Chairs at SUNY at Buffalo (1974), New York University (1976), the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (1979), and Brandeis University (1980).
Birch, Sarah. Christine Brooke-Rose and Contemporary Fiction. Clarendon Press.
Her own summary of her career, however, was that she tried...
Reception Edna St Vincent Millay
She had already received five honorary degrees before, in 1937, accepting one from New York University with a stiff note of protest about their segregation of her (the sole female honorand at this degree ceremony)...
Reception Elizabeth Robins
Leonard Woolf sorted through ER 's papers after her death.
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge.
After Octavia Wilberforce died, the papers went to Fales Library at New York University .
John, Angela V. Elizabeth Robins: Staging a Life, 1862-1952. Routledge.
Demastes, William W., and Katherine E. Kelly, editors. British Playwrights, 1880-1956. Greenwood Press.
ER 's stage costumes are in the...
Textual Features Ruth Prawer Jhabvala
This novel features delicious satire of the Western anti-rationalism of the sixties.
Sucher, Laurie. The Fiction of Ruth Prawer Jhabvala: The Politics of Passion. Macmillan.
It takes the form of seventy-five vignettes (not unlike short stories), in three groups which correspond to the novel's three settings: Delhi...
Textual Production Denise Levertov
DL left an extensive archive, the bulk of which is at Stanford University . Other papers are held by such collections as those of the University of Texas at Austin , Washington University at St...
Textual Production Emma Parker
EP 's preface says she chose the epistolary form in order to concentrate on character, not incident. OCLC lists a single surviving copy at New York University , bearing a signature which appears to be...
Textual Production Elizabeth Robins
ER 's novel White Violets, or, Great Powers, which she wrote in 1909 (just after the first unexpurgated appearance of Elizabeth Gaskell 's life of Charlotte Brontë ), remained unpublished, for reasons that are...


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