Monthly Archives: October 2009

Houghton collection includes two unpublished novels

The Harvard Crimson reported on Wednesday that the newly acquired Updike archive includes “two unpublished Updike novels, slated to come out in twenty years,” that have “already been guaranteed to the Library for study.” According to curator Leslie A. Morris, … Continue reading

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Indian scholarly journal to publish Updike issue

The Criterion: An International Online Journal of Literatures in English and Language Studies, has put out a call for Indian scholars to submit papers for a special issue on John Updike, to be titled “Indian Perspectives on John Updike.” In … Continue reading

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Library of America to publish “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu”

In May 2010, The Library of America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Ted Williams’ memorable last at-bat by publishing a special commemorative edition of John Updike’s “splendid essay,” “Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu.” According to Christopher Carduff, consulting editor … Continue reading

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Updike archive to stay at Houghton/Harvard

Harvard University announced today that it has acquired the manuscripts, correspondence, and other papers of John Updike. This is good news for Updike scholars, for it keeps the papers in the university Updike attended and in the same location as … Continue reading

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