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Delmore Schwartz: Two Lost Poems, Robert Phillips Oct 1985

Delmore Schwartz: Two Lost Poems, Robert Phillips

The Courier

This article details the discovery of two unpublished poems by Delmore Schwartz, written during his youth. The author critically analyzes both, and puts them into the context of Schwartz's life. A collection of Delmore Schwartz's poems can be found in the Syracuse University Special Collections.


A Reminiscence Of Stephen Crane, Paul Sorrentino Oct 1984

A Reminiscence Of Stephen Crane, Paul Sorrentino

The Courier

John S. Mayfield (1904-1983), a curator of rare books and manuscripts at Syracuse University from 1961 to 1971, assembled a small, but noteworthy, collection of material by and about Stephen Crane (1871-1900), one of the University's most famous students. Mayfield himself published several articles on Crane, including three in the Syracuse Library Associates Courier, which he edited from 1962 to 1970. Judging from Mayfield's own notes, one can conclude that he intended to publish, perhaps in the Courier, the following brief reminiscence of Crane.


Dorothy Thompson's Role In Sinclair Lewis' Break With Harcourt, Brace, Helen B. Petrullo Apr 1971

Dorothy Thompson's Role In Sinclair Lewis' Break With Harcourt, Brace, Helen B. Petrullo

The Courier

In this article, Helen B. Petrullo utilizes several documents in the Dorothy Thompson Papers to shed new light on the break of her husband Sinclair Lewis with publisher Harcourt, Brace. It was previously thought the break was impulsive, but the documents reveal Dorothy Thompson had a significant influence on Sinclair Lewis' decision. Also describes the relationship between author and publisher in the twentieth century.