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English literature -- History and criticism

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

F. M. F. literary review

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230310390]
Identifier: MSS SC 1249
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and initialed review. The undated document discusses Act 1, Scene 1 of an unnamed play. Reference is made to a review by Mr. Munro.

Dates: approximately 1900

L. P. Hartley letters

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 31197230219757]
Identifier: MSS 1692
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters. Most of these letters were to friends and other English writers including Alice Acland, Elizabeth Bowen, and Lord David Cecil. Hartley discusses various aspects of literature, discusses many of his works, and asks about how they may be improved.

Dates: 1958-1972

Leslei Norris collection of literature reviews, 1974-1996

 File — Box 17: [Barcode: 31197233281382], Folder: 4
Identifier: MSS 2954
Scope and Contents

Contains reviews of Norris's literature from magazines, newspapers, and other formats. Some of the materials are photocopies of original reviews. Materials date from 1974 through 1996.

Dates: Publication: 1974-1996

Leslie Norris essays on various authors, 1977-2005

 File — Box 15: [Barcode: 31197233281366], Folder: 2
Identifier: MSS 2954
Scope and Contents

Contains essays written by Norris discussing the lives and writing of a number of authors, including Keats, Dylan Thomas, and Glyn Jones. Materials date from 1977 through 2005.

Dates: 1977-2005

Wendell Phillips letter

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230320837]
Identifier: MSS SC 2255
Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letter dated 4 Dec. 1883 and addressed to a person named McDay. Phillips writes that McDay should not be too critical of his teacher and also comments on English literature.

Dates: 1883 December 4

Royal Skousen oversize materials, 1962-2014

 Sub-Series — Box 38: Series 1 [Barcode: 31197232561511]
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 1 Sub-Series 2 Sub-Series 7
Scope and Contents

Contains primarily (by bulk) examples of spelling errors (including some original documents and some photocopies, sometimes both) demonstrated by Skousen's children and wife, himself, his students or colleagues, and his neighbors/friends/ward members. It also contains oversize proofs from the O and P manuscripts (Critical Text Project), including introductory material and photo plate drafts. Materials dated 1962-2014.

Dates: 1962-2014

Royal Skousen papers on colleague works, 1981-2009

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 9
Scope and Contents

Contains manuscripts for Book of Mormon-related books, articles, and other material written by colleagues of Royal Skousen, notably Grant Hardy, Paul Ingham Lineback, and Robert Smith. This includes manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence, reviews, lectures (including corresponding sheet music and artwork), spiral-bound copies, memorandums, lists of errors and corrections, notes, and diagrams. Materials dated 1981-2009.

Dates: 1981-2009

Royal Skousen papers on Yale Edition, 2008-2014

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 4
Scope and Contents

Contains proofs of 9 revisions (1, 3.1-3.3, 4, 6, 8/9, 10, and 11) of Skousen's book "The Book of Mormon: The Earliest Text" (printed by Yale University Press, hence the nickname of "Yale Edition"), as well as proofs of the 1st and 2nd printings. Also included are a page layout chart, corrections, and memorandums. Materials dated 2008-2014.

Dates: 2008-2014

Royal Skousen research on Book of Mormon editions, approximately 2000-2010

 Sub-Series — Carton 81: Series 2 [Barcode: 31197232561396], Folder: 15-18
Identifier: MSS 8255 Series 2 Sub-Series 3
Scope and Contents

Contains materials pertaining to the linguistic work of Royal Skousen, professor at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. In particular are photocopies of pages from editions of the Book of Mormon published between 1837 and 1990 (including Reorganized Church versions), extra and undated/miscellaneous pages, articles and charts on kinds of textual changes, scribes, transcription symbols, notes, and correspondence. Materials dated approximately 2000-2010.

Dates: approximately 2000-2010