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Cleanth Brooks letters, 1939

Part of Cleanth Brooks letters

2012MS040 Cleanth Brooks letters, 1939-1947, 1964 2012MS040 Finding aid prepared by Megan Mummey University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2012 January 30 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-03-21T17:01-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Cleanth Brooks letters 2012MS040 University of Kentucky Special Collections 1 37 0.1 Cubic feet 1 box 1939-1947, 1964 Housed with multiple collections. Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994 Scope and Contents note The collection consists of Cleanth Brooks letters to Arthur Mizener from 1939 until 1964 which mainly concern the publication of The Southern Review. Arrangement note Collection is arranged chronologically. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Conditions Governing Use note The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections. Preferred Citation note 2012MS040: [identification of item], Cleanth Brooks letters, 1939-1947, 1964, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Biographical note Cleanth Brooks, Kentucky born author, editor, and teacher, attended Vanderbilt University, Tulane University, and Oxford as a Rhodes scholar (1929-1932). Brooks is noted primarily for his work as a literary critic and is considered an authority on the work of William Faulkner. The founder and editor of The Southern Review, Brooks has collaborated with Robert Penn Warren on several publications. Along with Warren, Brooks is a proponent of the New Criticism, a modern approach to the study of literature. George S. MacManus Co. Mizener, Arthur Publishers and publishing--United States.

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