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Balzac’s Pine Cone

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

A few weeks ago a colleague and I spent some time in the stacks looking through the William Hobart Royce collection of Balzac materials. Mr. Royce was no ordinary book collector. In 1947, Life magazine ran a story on him detailing the nuances of his interest in Balzac. The first paragraph describes Royce as: an obsessed […]

Research Roundtable

Tuesday, November 8th, 2011

  Today Maarten van Gageldonk, an American Studies PhD candidate from Radboud University Nijmegen (Holland), will present his research on the relationship between Grove Press, Evergreen Review, and the Theater of the Absurd. The jumping off point for Maarten’s talk is a special issue of Evergreen Review from 1960 that was dedicated to the ‘Pataphysics […]