John Updike papers concerning Surviving: the uncollected writings of Henry Green
Papers concerning John Updike's work on the book: Henry Green. Surviving: the Uncollected Writings of Henry Green edited by Matthew Yorke. London: Chatto & Windus, 1992.
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Papers concerning John Updike's assistance with the editing and writing the introduction for the book: Henry Green. Surviving: the Uncollected Writings of Henry Green edited by Matthew Yorke. London: Chatto & Windus, 1992. Includes 1990-1991 correspondence with Henry Green's son Sebastian Yorke, grandson Matthew Yorke, and the British publisher, Chatto & Windus, as well as photocopy versions of Henry Green's writings that were under consideration for this volume.
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Henry Vincent Yorke (1905-1974) was an English author who wrote under the pseudonym of Henry Green. Sebastian Yorke, (b. 1934-) a British engineer, is Henry Green's son. Matthew Henry Yorke, (b.1958-) a British engineer, novelist, and editor, is Sebastian Yorke's son and Henry Green's grandson.
John Updike (1932-2009) was a novelist, critic, short story writer, poet, essayist, and dramatist. He graduated from Harvard College with an AB in 1954. In 1990-1991, Updike collaborated with Yorke family members for the production of a book of writings by Henry Green. Updike also wrote the introduction for this volume.
Arranged into two series:
- I. Correspondence
- II. Compositions
Immediate Source of Acquisition
92M-13. Gift of John Updike; received: 1993 January 11.
Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt
- Updike, John. John Updike papers concerning Surviving: the uncollected writings of Henry Green, 1990-1991: Guide.
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