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Collection Details


Collection Name: James T. Farrell Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/farrellj.htm
Dates Spanned: 1960-1965
Description: This group of papers consists of manuscripts of critical essays by the author James T. Farrell. It includes essays on such contemporary authors as E. E. Cummings, William Faulkner, Robert Frost, Ernest Hemingway, James Joyce, Ezra Pound, and Thomas Wolfe. Also included are several short comments on Farrell's own writing and a short unpublished fictional fragment from the Studs Lonigan trilogy. Accompanying the collections are ten letters from James T. Farrell to Walter Goldwater, the proprietor of University Place Bookshop (New York) who originally acquired the collection from Farrell. The correspondence spans the period June 1964 - September 1965 and concerns the sale of Farrell's manuscripts to Goldwater as well as personal matters.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 10
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Letters; Literature; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004777