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Celebrating 2012

Congratulations to the many scholars conducting new research in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Yale Collection of American Literature in 2012. Information about some of this year's most exciting projects can be found at the following links.

Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White by Emily Bernard
http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/03/26/cvv-bernard/

“Gertrude Gertrude Stein Stein: What are the Questions?” by Joan Retallack
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/10/25/retallack/

All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa Cohen
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/11/18/cohen/

“The ‘Librarian’s Dream-Prince’: Carl Van Vechten and America’s Modernist Cultural Archives Industry,” by Kirsten MacLeod
http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/11/18/macleod/

1917, Impossible Year by Wendy Moffat
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/10/10/moffat/

On a Farther Shore: The Life and Legacy of Rachel Carson By William Souder
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/12/01/souder/

Saul Steinberg: A Biography By Deirdre Bair
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/12/01/bair/

The Suppressed Memoirs of Mabel Dodge Luhan: Sex, Syphilis, and Psychoanalysis in the Making of Modern American Culture, Edited by Lois Palken Rudnick
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/11/10/luhan/

Documenting Abyssinia: Imperial Ethiopia and African-American Literature byNadia Nurhussein
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/10/01/nurhussein/

“History and Ordinary Womanhood” by Teresa Barnes
http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/07/12/new-research-barnes/Delmore Schwartz’s ‘International Consciousness’ by Alexander Runchman
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/09/05/runchman/

“Radical Reading Practices in the Archives of H.D. and Gertrude Stein: A New Approach to Autobiography” by Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/06/04/mercer-golden/

My Dear Governess: The Letters of Edith Wharton to Anna Bahlmann Edited by Irene Goldman-Price
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/05/14/wharton-bahlmann/

The American H. D., by Annette Debo
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/05/10/new-research-debo/

“Making a Cosmiconcept: The Negotiation of Authority in Jean-Michel Basquiat’s Visual Art and Writing” by Zoe Mercer-Golden, Yale Class of 2013
http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/05/29/mercer-golden/

A Curious Peril: H.D. and Late Modernism, by Lara Vetter
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/04/18/vetter/“(Re)Storing Happiness: Toward an Ecopoetic Reading of H.D.’s The Sword Went Out to Sea (Synthesis of a Dream), by Delia Alton,”  by Cynthia Hogue
http://beineckepoetry.library.yale.edu/2012/04/09/new-research-from-the-beinecke-collections/

Thornton Wilder: A Life By Penelope Niven
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/11/01/niven-wilder/

“Lost in the Zoo: The Art of Charles Sebree” by Rachel Kempf, Yale College Class of 2013
http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/05/24/kempf/

“Providing Context: Schervee & Bushong Group Portrait Photograph of Sigmund Freud and Participants in the Psychology, Pedagogy and School Hygiene Conference at Clark University, Worcester, Massachusetts, September 1909” by Matthew Mason
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/07/13/frued-mason/

“John Hersey’s Yale Education” by Zara Kessler, Yale College Class of 2012
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/06/01/kessler/

“Quite a Story to Tell: The Laughs and Loves of Mary Welsh,” Katherine Fein, Yale College Class of 2014
http://beineckeroom26.library.yale.edu/2012/05/25/fein/

“Placing Joseph Bruchac: Native Literary Networks and Cultural Transmission in the Contemporary Northeast” by Christine M. Delucia
http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/Studies-in-American-Indian-Literatures,673235.aspx

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