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Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: October 16, 1906-May 10, 1994

Cleanth Brooks (1906-1994), one of the founders of New Criticism, editor of the Southern Review, professor at Louisiana State University and Yale University, Faulkner scholar, educator, and lecturer. His major works include American Literature (with Robert Penn Warren and R. W. B. Lewis) (1973), Literary Criticism (with William K. Wimsatt) (1957), and The Well Wrought Urn (1947).

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

BROOKS, CLEANTH, 1906-

 Sub-Series
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC

Cleanth Brooks papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 30
Overview: The Cleanth Brooks Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books, textbooks, essays, lectures, and various other shorter works, classroom material, professional papers, writings of others, and personal papers which document aspects of the life and career of Cleanth Brooks.
Dates: 1926-1994, bulk 1960-1986

Seward Collins papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 12
Overview: The Seward Collins Papers contain correspondence, subject files, business papers, and other papers documenting Collins's editorship of The Bookman and The American Review.
Dates: 1918-1952, bulk 1927-1937

Mark Feeney papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1698
Overview: The papers consist of an interview with Yale professor, C. Vann Woodward, conducted by Mark Feeney in preparation for his feature article, "Dean of American History." The papers also include interviews with former students and colleagues of Woodward.
Dates: 1991

Jerome New Frank papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 222
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal material (including opinions, decisions, calendars, memoranda, and other papers), writings, speeches, Yale course materials, and family and personal papers of Jerome N. Frank, lawyer, government official during the New Deal, author, legal philosopher, teacher, and federal judge. The papers reflect Frank's wide range of activities, interests, and associations, and include important correspondence with many well known government officials, lawyers,...
Dates: 1918-1972, bulk 1929-1957

Furioso papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 75
Overview: The Furioso papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts of submissions, editorial board files, and other office files relating to the publishing history of Furioso; a Magazine of Verse (1939-1953). Correspondents include E. E. Cummings, Richard Eberhart, Weldon Kees, Lawrence Olson, Ezra Pound, Peter Viereck, and William Carlos Williams. Manuscripts are primarily typescripts and setting typescripts of submissions to Furioso. The office files include advertising and publicity material, the...
Dates: 1938-1951

Letter : to Joseph M. Flora, 1984 Mar 22

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 26, F-2
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS declining to write an article on Robert Penn Warren for Flora's Fifty Southern Writers After 1900.
Dates: 1984 Mar 22

Letters : to Grover Smith, Duke University, Dept. of English, 1965-85

 Part of Collection — Box: 2, Folder: GROUP 26, F-1
Call Number: YCAL MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and one TLS. With three envelopes.

Regarding Brooks's writing, his activities, and Smith's writing.
Dates: 1965-85

James Marshall Osborn correspondence

 Collection
Call Number: OSB MSS 7
Overview: The correspondence concerns the scholarly and collecting interests of James Marshall Osborn. The collection documents his activities as a rare book and manuscript collector, his research in early modern and eighteenth century English literature, and his authorship of several volumes of literary history. Much of the correspondence is with other literary scholars, including F. W. Bateson, James Lowry Clifford, Wilmarth S. Lewis, Maynard Mack. Chauncey Brewster Tinker, and René Wellek.
Dates: 1928-1977

Harry Roskolenko collection

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 142
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence and writings of American writer Harry Roskolenko. Correspondents include William Carlos Williams, Marianne Moore, Carl Sandburg, Katharine Anne Porter, John Dos Passos, Dwight Macdonald, William Saroyan, Wallace Stevens, Cleanth Brooks, Archibald MacLeish, Lewis Mumford, John Wheelwright, and James Laughlin, among other American poets, editors, critics, and publishers.Writings include a manuscript poem titled "Perfidious Albion," a...
Dates: 1933-1952

The Southern Review records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 694
Overview: The Southern Review records contain correspondence and other papers documenting activity at the influential literary journal from 1935 to 1943. Correspondence consists chiefly of original letters from authors and carbons of outgoing letters from the editors. Most incoming letters are addressed to the founding editors, Cleanth Brooks and Robert Penn Warren, but there are letters to others as well, including Albert Erskine, Robert Lowell, and Charles W. Pipkin. There is also some correspondence...
Dates: 1935-1943

Robert Penn Warren papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 51
Overview: The papers consist of drafts of manuscripts and related material, correspondence, photographs, and newspaper clippings documenting Warren's life from his undergraduate years until his death in 1989.
Dates: 1906-1989

C. Vann Woodward papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 1436
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, topical files, and an interview, primarily documenting the professional career of historian C. Vann Woodward.
Dates: 1804-2004, bulk 1804-2000

World literature lectures, Yale University

 Collection
Call Number: RU 149
Overview: The records consist of audio recordings of lectures by Yale professors on literary classics.
Dates: 1973-1977