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Descriptive Summary

Organizational History

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Books Published

Detailed Description of the Collection

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A Guide to the Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy Collection, 1991-1993



Descriptive Summary

Creator: The Southern Quarterly (various authors)
Title: Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy Collection
Dates: 1991-1993
Abstract: This collection is comprised of drafts and proofs of essays by various authors focusing on novelist Cormac McCarthy. The essays were edited by Edwin “Chip” Arnold and Dianne Luce, and appeared in Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy, the book version of the Southern Quarterly, published by the University Press of Mississippi, September, 1993.
Extent: 26 folders (1 linear foot)
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos

Organizational History

The Southern Quarterly, a journal of the arts in the South, is published by the University of Southern Mississippi, in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection is comprised of drafts and proofs of essays by various authors focusing on novelist Cormac McCarthy. The essays were edited by Edwin “Chip” Arnold and Dianne Luce, and appeared in Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy, the book version of the Southern Quarterly, published by the University Press of Mississippi, September, 1993.

The collection has been arranged into the following series: 1. Drafts, 2. Proofs, and 3. Correspondence. Dates range from 1991 to 1993.

The Drafts Series includes photocopies of typewritten, hand annotated drafts, accompanied in many cases by brief correspondence regarding the status of the draft. Some folders include several drafts. Proofs also include handwritten annotations and minimal correspondence. Both the drafts and the proofs have been arranged in alphabetical order by the last name of the author, followed by one set of proofs for the work as a whole.

The Correspondence Series contains several letters between the editors and the University Press of Mississippi, regarding the status of the work in its entirety. This material is arranged in chronological order.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Open for research.

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Index Terms

McCarthy, Cormac, 1933---Criticism and interpretation.
Southern States--In literature.
Drafts.
Essays.
Page proofs.
Correspondence.
Arnold, Edwin T. (editor)
Luce, Dianne C. (editor)
Arnold, Edwin T. donor

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy Collection, Southwestern Writers Collection/Texas State University-San Marcos.

Acquisition Information

Gift donated by Edwin “Chip” Arnold, 1996.

Processing Information

Processed by: Amanda Oates, 1999.

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 Books Published 

Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy. Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi,1993. Arnold, Edwin T., and Luce, Dianne, eds.

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

The inventory for this collection is currently unavailable. Please contact the Southwestern Writers Collection, Special Collections, Alkek Library, Texas State University-San Marcos for more information regarding this collection.

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