Picture Freedom: Remaking Black Visuality in the Early Nineteenth Century by Jasmine Nicole CobbScholar Jasmine Nicole Cobb compares William Townsend's sketches of captive Africans from the schooner Amistad, held at the Beinecke, to later images of African Americans.From the Publisher:
April 22, 2015
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
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
What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford has recency been published by Copper Canyon Press.
March 25, 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
Stephen Vider's essay “'Oh Hell, May, Why Don’t You People Have a Cookbook?': Camp Humor and Gay Domesticity," appeared in American Quarterly, Volume 65, Number 4, December 2013.
March 3, 2015