Listen to Louise Bernard, former Curator of Prose and Drama for the Yale Collection of American Literature, discussing Eugene O'Neill's lost play, Exorcism, on NPR. "Lost Play Found: The 'Exorcism' of Eugene O'Neill," NPR, 3/25/12
March 25, 2012
By Kathryn James and David Kastan; from T he Huffington Post Shakespeare has always seemed too good to be true--or, for some, too good to be Shakespeare. The known biographical facts about the glover's son from the small midland English market town of Stratford-upon-Avon frustrate our desire for a robust biography of the author of the works that have become, as Arthur Murphy wrote in 1753, "a lay bible."
February 26, 2012
Rachel Wilf, Yale Class of 2012 "Social Change through Science: Homosexual Activism Influencing the Kinsey Report"
June 22, 2010
David Suwondo, Yale Class of 2013, on Jean Toomer's CaneDavid Suwondo's essay on Jean Toomer's novel Cane (written for Professor Jessica Pressman’s Spring 2010 English 127 class) draws on two items in the Jean Toomer Papers (JWJ MSS 1) at the Beinecke Library: the original page proofs of Cane (JWJ MSS 1, Box 26, Folder 607) and Jean Toomer's comments and corrections of the proofs (JWJ MSS 1, Box 26, Folder 608).
June 2, 2010