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6. Our Night People: We are especially grateful for the help we had on several late and dreary nights from Sarah Cook, of the Purdue Library, and W. Eugene Davis, of the English Department. ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. Meetings of Some Note: a) CBCL NEWSLETTER, No 5 (Apr 1964) reports on the I963 meeting, in Chicago, of the Conference on British Commonwealth Literature. John B. Alphonso's "Indo-English Fiction 1857-1947" is abstracted, pp. 2-5. Plans are announced for "'organizing an international working conference on Commonwealth Literature and related studies."' The NEWSLETTER also gives some account of a new journal, HUNGARIAN STUDIES IN ENGLISH (1963), edited by Ladislas Orszagh, Professor of English at Louis Kossuth University, Debrecen. This journal includes work on Commonwealth authors, Katherine Mansfield among them. The NEWSLETTER also notes that the AUSTRALIAN LITERARY STUDIES (University of Tasmania, Hobart) number for June 1964 will "contain a bibliography of critical writings on Australian literature for 1963. . . ." b) The Conference on The Study of Twentieth-Century Literature met May 1-2, 1964, at Michigan State University. Among subjects discussed: Robert Langbaum, "Twentieth-Century Romanticism"; Eliseo Vivas, "Literary Criticism and Aesthetics"; Jarvis Thurston, "Fiction and the Twentieth-Century Audience"; Martin Green, "Humanism, Anti-humanism, and the Contemporary Literatures." c) The Fifth Yeats international Summer School, Sligo, Ireland, has been announced for 15-27 Aug 1964. Lecturers will be Jon Stallworthy, Oliver McDonagh, Edward G. Malins, Torchiana, George M. Harper, Johannes Kleinstuck, Roger McHugh, M. C. Bradbrooke, Oliver D. Gogarty. Details may be had from The Secretary, The Yeats Society, 12, Stephen Street, Sligo. d) English Institute will meet 8-11 September 1964 at Columbia University. The four Conferences will be on the following subjects: l) Poems of Mr. John Milton (1645); II) Thought and Imagination in Eighteenth-Century Literature; III) Literary History and Other Disciplines: The Case of Victorian England; IV) The Minority Voice in American Writing. Thepepers jn Conference III, which should be of special interest to ELT readers, will include Michael Wcîff's "The Uses of Context: Aspects of the 1860's"; Norman N. Holland's "Psychological Depths and 'Dover Beach'"; J. B. Schneewind's "Moral Problems and Moral Philosophy in the Victorian Period." 2. The Fales Collection, N. Y. U.: John T. Winterich, in THE FALES COLLECTION·. A RECORD OF GROWTH (NY: New York University Libraries, 1963), supplements his report of four years ago. Winterich describes some of the uses to which the Fales Collection has been put by researchers in various fields of literature and he takes note of the Fales Lectures that have been given since 1959, including William E. Buckler's "Dual Quest: The Victorian Search for Identity and Authority" and Gordon N. Ray's "Aspects of H. G. Wells." Since 1959 the collection has grown from some 8,000 books and 4,000 autographed letters and manuscripts to about 50,000 books and 12,000 letters and manuscripts. Mr. V.'interich especially takes note of some additions to the Hilaire Belloc, Arnold Bennett, Chesterton, Shaw, Wells, and many other holdings. The collection also includes "long runs of important magazines, especially the popular nineteenth-century periodicals, PUNCH, HOUSEHOLD WORDS, HARPER'S, and CENTURY." 3. Shaviana: Queens College of the City University of New York in conjunction with the New York Shavians, Inc. sponsored an exhibit from April 28 to May 22. The so-called "Black Girl Collection," including illustrations by John Farleigh, various stages of Shaw's text of THE ADVENTURES OF THE BLACK GIRL IN HER SEARCH FOR GOD (1932), and some self-portraits and posters by Shaw, has been published in the form of a pamphlet, which is also included in THE INDEPENDENT SHAVIAN, Il (Spring 1964), i-xi. This issue of the journal of the New York Shavians also includes "Mr. Bernard Shaw's Works of Fiction. Reviewed by Himself" (pp. 25, 29-32), miscellaneous notes about Shavian activities, and reviews. ...

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ISSN
1559-2715
Print ISSN
0013-8339
Pages
pp. vi-vii
Launched on MUSE
2010-05-21
Open Access
No
Archive Status
Will Be Archived 2021
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