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WU Libraries are hosting a reading and exhibition opening Thursday, November 20, at 6 p.m., in Olin Library's Ginkgo Reading Room. This celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Libraries' Modern Literature Collection (LMC), which now includes work by more than 175 writers, presses, and journals. RSVP if you plan to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Special Collections Exhibitions
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"Modern Literature Collection: The First 50 Years" is an exhibition (onsite and online) to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Modern Literature Collection. You can explore the history of one of the most celebrated collections of literary archives through correspondence, drafts, photographs, ephemera and more from 21 different author collections.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2014 at Special Collections Exhibitions
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In our modest way of celebrating the centennial birthday of poet and playwright May Swenson in 2013, we recently installed an exhibit with materials from her extensive literary archive, a major part of the Modern Literature Collection. We started collecting Swenson's literary papers from the beginning of the MLC and... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Special Collections Exhibitions
Join Joel Minor, curator of the Modern Literature Collection/Manuscripts, for a guided tour of the exhibition William H. Gass: The Soul Inside the Sentence on Thursday, June 20, at 4 p.m. or on Friday, July 19, at 9 a.m. in Olin Library. The group will meet in the Ginkgo Reading... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Special Collections Exhibitions
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A new digital exhibit, William H. Gass: The Soul Inside the Sentence, is live this week, putting a wide-ranging selection of the esteemed novelist's drafts, interviews, photographs, and much more within easy reach. Created by Special Collections staff members as a companion to the physical exhibition on display in Olin... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Special Collections Exhibitions
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In conjunction with the debut of William Gass’s new novel, Middle C, the University Libraries present an exhibition and a reading featuring the critically acclaimed author this spring. “William H. Gass: The Soul Inside the Sentence” opens Monday, March 11, in Olin Library’s Ginkgo Reading Room and Grand Staircase Lobby.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 25, 2013 at Special Collections Exhibitions