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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
Scope and Contents This collection primarily contains correspondence between Judith Ruderman and Joseph Heller. The majority of the correspondence relates to arranging classroom visits and lectures by Heller at Duke University. Also included, is correspondence related to Ruderman's book on Joseph Heller, titled Joseph Heller>. Also included are syllabi and course schedules for Ruderman's classes at Duke University.
- Subject: American fiction -- 20th century -- History and criticism X