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Frederick Robert Karl papers

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Identifier: SCU-RBSC-2000-1
Scope and Contents The distinguished literary biographer and critic Frederick R. Karl was born in Brooklyn, NY, in 1927. After service in the US Navy, 1944-46, he attended Columbia University and Stanford. He taught at City College of CUNY from 1957-1982, and since 1982 has been Professor of English at New York University. Mr. Karl's literary archive covers his biographies of four major writers - Joseph Conrad (1979), William Faulkner (1989), Franz Kafka (1991), and George Eliot (1995) - with a very...
Dates: 1961 - 1996

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  • Repository: Irvin Department of Rare Books and Special Collections X
  • Names: Eliot, George, 1819-1880 X