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Anna Kavan

Self Portrait, by Anna Kavan. Coll. No. 80.29.1 Recent digitization work on the Special Collections fine art holdings has exposed the paintings and sketches of Anna Kavan (1904-1968), an enigmatic British author and painter who struggled with depression much of … Continue reading

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Manuscripts and Correspondence

Literary correspondence often illuminates the world surrounding the writer and reveals how that world impinges upon the writer’s work. Such significance is clearly evident in the letters that came with the Cyril Connolly library, which includes correspondence with Logan Pearsall … Continue reading

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