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Yale Collection of American Literature

The first biography of American poet James Merrill will be published in April 2015: James Merrill: Life and Art, By Langdon Hammer
April 6, 2015
Resources for Professor Wai Chee Dimock's American Literature in the World class, Spring 2015 (ENG 033/AM STUD 033).
March 30, 2015
American Literature in the World Graduate Conference, April 10, 2015, co-sponsored by the Yale Collection of American Literature at the Beinecke Library.
March 26, 2015
Recent Beinecke Library Research Fellow Emily Setina's new essay, "“Mountains Being a Language with Me” Marianne Moore, Marsden Hartley, and Modernist Revision," appears in Modernism/modernity 22.1 (2015).
March 24, 2015
Resources for Peter Cole's Literary Translation Research Workshop, Spring 2015.
March 23, 2015
Announcing the Annual Yale Student Poets Reading, April 21th, 2015, at 4 pm at Beinecke Library
March 6, 2015
Professor Jacqueline Goldsby has edited a new edition of James Weldon Johnson's "The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man"; the book is part of the Norton Critical Editions series.
March 2, 2015


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