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The Yale Collection of American Literature applauds the new Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry Fund, creating the first professorship of poetry at Yale
June 3, 2014
The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library is thrilled to announce that it has acquired an archive of some 100 letters of James Baldwin, as well as a corrected typescript of Baldwin's third novel Another Country. The letters constiute one of the largest groups of Baldwin manuscripts held by any institution. They were purchased from Walter O. Evans, a collector and patron of African American arts and letters.
November 6, 2013
Yale Daily News coverage of the Yale College Poets.
April 10, 2013
REMEMBERING SHAKESPEARE
February 1, 2012
Multitudes: A Celebration of the Yale Collection of American Literature, 1911–2011 July 8 through October 1, 2011 Do I contradict myself? Very well then . . . . I contradict myself; I am large . . . . I contain multitudes.
July 6, 2011
Recordings of readings by the poet Muriel Rukeyser from the Lee Anderson Papers (YCAL MSS 402) are now available on the digital audio archive PennSound:
May 31, 2011
Wendy Moffat discusses her new biography of E. M. Forster
March 24, 2011

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