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The European Diary Of Fred And Lillian Lear, Patricia Newman Jul 1978

The European Diary Of Fred And Lillian Lear, Patricia Newman

The Courier

This article describes the journals and sketches of Frederick and Lillian Lear, now housed in Syracuse University Special Collections. The couple toured Europe just a few years before the dawn of World War I. Frederick, an architecture professor at Syracuse University, critiqued the style of European art and architecture of the time, while Lillian offered interesting observations of Eueopean culture.


Hobby-Horses, Horseplay, And Stephen Crane's "Black Riders", Donald Vanouse Oct 1976

Hobby-Horses, Horseplay, And Stephen Crane's "Black Riders", Donald Vanouse

The Courier

Not long ago, on a visit to the George Arents Research Library at Syracuse University, I saw a bizarre little illustration on the cover of the Roycroft Quarterly occasioned by the publication of Stephen Crane's first volume of poems, The Black Riders and Other Lines. (Boston: Copeland and Day, 1895). The Roycrofters had substituted polka-dotted rocking horses for the death symbols of Crane's black horsemen. The imagery seemed a surprising anticipation of the Dadaism which occurred about twenty years later in the wake of World War I. The Beardsleyesque, Art Nouveau style of the drawing exemplified the ironies ...


The Lost Voice Of Criticism, Hilton Kramer Jan 1973

The Lost Voice Of Criticism, Hilton Kramer

The Courier

Part of an address during the dedication of the Ernest S. Bird Library at Syracuse University, Hilton Kramer describes the bleak state of literary criticism in the early 1970s. He also relates his experiences under the tutelage of Professor Leonard Brown, who taught literary crticism.


Syracuse In Literature, Donald A. Dike Jan 1973

Syracuse In Literature, Donald A. Dike

The Courier

Part of an address during the dedication of the Ernest S. Bird Library of Syracuse University, Donald Dike talks about the dying art of literary criticism, and also remarks on the impact of Syracuse professors and authors on the university.


The A.E. Coppard Papers At Syracuse, Arsiné Schmavonian Apr 1972

The A.E. Coppard Papers At Syracuse, Arsiné Schmavonian

The Courier

Some of the most choice collections in the Manuscript Department of Syracuse University Libraries are also among the most modest in extent. The papers of English author and poet A.E. Coppard fit into both categories. Housed comfortably in a single box, fifty-five letters, three short stories in holograph and one speech provide a close look at Coppard's literary theories, criticism, opinions of his own work and that of a few others, reaction to approaches regarding dramatizing, filming or televising his prose works, dealings with publishers, and his activities on behalf of world peace through the Authors' World Peace ...