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This catalogue, and the exhibition it describes, are attempts to make better known some of the remarkable books and manuscripts gathered by J.K. Lilly, Jr., once collected for his private use, and now enjoyed and studied by so many at the Lilly Library. Additionally, the catalogue provides a glimpse of the collector himself, whose taste, knowledge, and diligence brought together one of the finest…

This catalogue describes an exhibition focusing on American short fiction. It provides a brief historical survey of the American short story from Washington Irving to John Updike, featuring 150 books which, together, offer a representative overview of the story collections that influenced the form, technique, and material of the American short story. Exhibited alongside literary artists are…

This catalogue describes an exhibition of books and manuscripts taken from the Keith H. Baker collection of twentieth-century writers. Featured in the exhibition are works by Eugene O’Neill, William Faulkner, Ernest Hemingway, Thomas Wolfe, John Steinbeck, Tennessee Williams, W. Somerset Maugham, August Derleth, Saul Bellow, Norman Mailer, Truman Capote, John Updike, Jerzy Kosinski, and Philip…

An exhibition catalogue that broadly surveys the types of manuscripts to be found in the Lilly Library’s modern British and American literary holdings. Featured collections include the papers of Upton Sinclair, Louis Untermeyer, Max Eastman, Oscar Williams, Edith Wharton, the “Angry Young Men” (George Barker, Frank Norman, John Osborne and Harold Pinter), Ted Hughes, Sylvia…

Responding to the startling fact that no definitive edition of any American author existed prior to 1962, the Modern Language Association created the Center for Editions of American Authors (CEAA), an organization designed to remedy this shortfall. In 1973, when this catalogue was published, the CEAA was in the process of producing definitive editions of twelve American authors: Washington Irving;…