on view January 22 through March 31, 2008
January 17, 2008
“Art for the Wrong Reason” By Emily Kopley: "The collection is so named because its 68 works were amassed primarily out of interest in the writers who made them and less out of appreciation for the work's artistic merit."
December 19, 2007
The Yale Collection of American Literature welcomes the following research fellows for the month of December, 2007: H.D. Visiting Fellow in American Literature
December 10, 2007
The James Weldon Johnson Collection includes small archival collections documenting the lives and work of numerous African American writers and artists; a list of many of these collections can be found on line at: Small Collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection.
December 5, 2007
The Yale Collection of American Literature Reading Series on line finding aid for streaming audio of poetry readings at the Beinecke Library has recently been updated to include 2006 and 2007 readings by John Ashbery, Fanny Howe, Terrance Hayes, Major Jackson, Ron Padgett, and Natasha Trethewey, this year's Pulitzer Prize winner for poetry.
November 28, 2007