Tennessee Williams’s dramatic opus as well as his abundant correspondence have been minutely and well systematized, interpreted, and to a large extent published, during the decades before and after his death. [Read more…] about Fellows Find: Painter and muse Tennessee Williams
Archives for June 2016
The Ransom Center presents the exhibition Elliott Erwitt: Home Around the World from August 15, 2016, to January 1, 2017. Featuring more than 200 photographs, it is the first exhibition drawn from the extensive Elliott Erwitt Photography Collection, acquired by the Ransom Center in 2015. It is the most comprehensive examination of the internationally renowned photographer’s life and work to date.
As Kazuo Ishiguro was preparing his archive for transfer to the Harry Ransom Center, he spent weeks sifting through the papers, making notes about the manuscripts and other documents he found in it. [Read more…] about Taking note of the Kazuo Ishiguro archive
The Ransom Center has acquired the archive of Indian author and philosopher Raja Rao (1908-2006), recipient of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature and numerous other literary awards. Rao’s estate donated the archive to the Center. [Read more…] about Ransom Center acquires archive of Indian author Raja Rao
Thanks to a generous gift from Judy and Bill Bollinger, the Ransom Center announces its first post-graduate conservation fellow. [Read more…] about Bollinger gift establishes new conservation fellowship
It’s spring: the “mud-luscious”’ and “puddle-wonderful” season whistled in by E. E. Cummings’s most famous poetic creature. He is the little, lame, queer, old man selling balloons: “the goat-footed balloonMan.” [Read more…] about Fellows Find: The goat-footed paganism of E. E. Cummings