American Prose

"The Effect of Memory on Authorship in Marilynne Robinson’s Housekeeping" by Eliana Kwartler, Y' 2017
June 3, 2013
political intrigue, clandestine love-affairs, and false accusations of insanity...
May 16, 2013
Tuesday, April 30th, 4 PM at the Beinecke Library
April 29, 2013
Yale University Graduate Conference, April 19, 2013; co-sponsored by the Beinecke Library, the English Department, and the American Studies Program at Yale University.
March 19, 2013
Letters from writer and scholar Norman Holmes Pearson--now available online.
March 14, 2013
The Yale Collection of American Literature has acquired the papers of M/E/A/N/I/N/G, an art and culture journal edited by Susan Bee and Mira Schor.
March 14, 2013


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