Journalism

CFP: ASECS 2015

I’m very excited that my panel for the Samuel Richardson Society will be included at the 2015 ASECS Annual Meeting in LA! Proposal below. “New Directions in Epistolary Studies” (Roundtable) (Samuel Richardson Society) Rachael Scarborough King, Dept. of English, U. of California, Santa Barbara, Mail Code 3170, Santa Barbara, CA 93106-3170; Tel: (646) 508-4162; E-mail: … Continue reading

Journalism / Letters

Letters vs. historians

The New York Times had an article today on the planned publication of Robert Frost’s letters, arguing that the forthcoming volumes “could soften a battered image” and re-humanize Frost. The article sets up a familiar dynamic, pitting the biographers offering “their” versions of Frost’s life against the letters, which, the article assumes, will show the “real” … Continue reading