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Happy New Year--2014 Publications

Selected 2014 Scholarship, Artworks, News, and Notices from the Yale Collection of American Literature (** indicates Yale student author or artist).  
Betsy Connor Bowen, Croswell Bowen: A Writer's Life, A Daughter's Portrait, Potomac Books, 2014
H.D., Within the Walls and What Do I Love?, edited by Annette Debo, University Press of Florida, 2014
**Evelyn Davis, Y'17,  “Untitled,” artwork created for Professor Jessica Helfand's spring 2014 freshman seminar on the color Blue
Carolyn Dekker, "Jean Toomer, Sojourner: Striking Experience in the South and Southwest," in Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States, November 2014
James Dempsey, The Tortured Life of Scofield Thayer, University Press of Florida, 2014  
Robert M. Dowling, Eugene O'Neill: A Life in Four Acts, Yale University Press, 2014
**Katherine Fein Y’14, "The Boundaries of Her World: Mary Welsh Hemingway at the Finca Vigía," Senior Essay in History
Genevieve Fussell, “Harlem in Color,”, February 2014
Ben Glaser, “Folk Iambics: Prosody, Vestiges, and Sterling Brown’s Outline for the Study of the Poetry of American Negroes,” in PMLA 129 no. 3 (May 2014).
Allyson Hobbs, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life, Harvard UP, 2014
Kimberly Lamm, Edith and Richard French Fellow, “A Sense of Arrangement: Feminist Aesthetics in Contemporary Poetry”
Linda Leavell, Ruth Stephan Fellow, “‘At last! A woman on paper’: The Reception of Marianne Moore and Georgia O’Keeffe in Modernist New York"
**Ana Maria Gomez Lopez, YGrad’14, “Walden” featured at the deCordova Museum
Wesley Mann, “Punk in Pictures: Rock Figure Danny Fields Shares His Photo Archives With Billboard,” Billboard Magazine
**Benson May Y’17, “The Stellameter,” artwork created for Professor Jessica Helfand's spring 2014 freshman seminar on the color Blue
**Sylvia McNamara Y ’15, “Landscapes of Violence in One Big Self,” written for Dr. Dolores Hayden’s class: Poets’ Landscapes, Spring 2014 
Michèle Mendelssohn,  Donald C. Gallup Fellow: “Black Lilies: Race and the Cultural Politics of Decadence from Oscar Wilde to W.E.B. Du Bois”
A. David Moody, Ezra Pound: Poet, A Portrait of the Man & His Work, Volume  II: The Epic Years, Oxford UP: 2014
Ella O'Keefe, “Notes From Another Clime: Archiving Surfing with Barbara Guest,”  in Rabbit Poetry Journal, Issue 13 (
Erin Overbey, “Letter from the Archive: Living Well is the Best Revenge,” February 7,
Seth Perlow, Editor, Tender Buttons by Gertrude Stein, The Corrected Centennial Edition, City Lights, 2014
Jae Rossman, “Origins of the Color Forecasting Industry,” Beinecke presentation about exhibition “Blue: Color and Concept” 
Kelefa Sanneh, “White Mischief: The Passions of Carl Van Vechten,” New Yorker, February 17, 2014
**Nate Sievert Y’17, “Wind,” a film produced for Professor Jessica Helfand's spring 2014 freshman seminar on the color Blue.
Caleb Smith, “Object Lesson: The ‘Haunted Convict,’” Yale Alumni Magazine, March/April 2014
Wendy Smith, “Carl Van Vechten: The Man Who Made Modernism,” The Daily Beast, February 19, 2014
Maren Stange, “Richard Wright’s African Photographs,” in Geography of Photography: American Photography, Vol. 2. Ed. Bettina Gockel. Berlin: Akademie Verlag
**Caroline Sydney Y’16, "Desire to Capture, Desire to Expose: The Scrapbook of H.D.," written for Professor Laura Wexler's Photography and Memory seminar, fall 2014
Calvin Tomkins, Living Well is the Best Revenge, New York: MOMA, 2014
Erica Van Horn, Living Locally, Foreword by Susan Howe. Published June 2014
Glenway Wescott ,  A Heaven of Words: Last Journals, 1956-1984, edited by Jerry Rosco, University of Wisconsin Press
Vivian Whelpton, Richard Aldington: Poet, Soldier, and Lover 1911-1929, Cambridge:  Lutterworth Press
Edward White ,The Tastemaker: Carl Van Vechten and the Birth of Modern America, NY: Farrar, Straus and Giroux


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