We welcome 2014 by celebrating some of the exciting research and new publications generated by the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Yale Collection of American Literature in 2013.
January 2, 2014
The New York Times features scholarly detective work revealing that an 1858 manuscript is the earliest-known prison memoir written by an African American.
December 12, 2013
The Beinecke Library is proud to support the upcoming American Literature in the World Conference.
December 9, 2013
"Racialized Blindness in Native Son" by Julie Lowenstein, Y' 2016
October 3, 2013
Electric Affinities: Close Up and Queer Modernism by Mal Ahern
October 1, 2013
In her new article, “‘You are no stranger to me’: Georgia O’Keeffe’s Fan Mail,” recent Beinecke library Research Fellow Linda M. Grasso analyzes the extraordinary number of fan letters O’Keeffe received from the 1950s to the 1980s, focusing specifically on fan letters written by women.
August 29, 2013